460 new positive cases, 95342 recovered so far
Srinagar, Nov 15: Jammu and Kashmir reported eleven more deaths due to novel coronavirus in last 24 hours, taking the fatality count to 1591, officials said on Sunday.
Seven among those who succumbed to the virus belonged to Kashmir Valley while four others to Jammu region, the officials said.
Regarding the victims from Valley, they said, five were from Srinagar and one each from Budgam and Ganderbal districts.
They said a 61-year-old from Shalimar Srinagar died a fortnight after being admitted to SKIMS Bemina, one of the exclusive facilities for the management of the covid-19 patients in the Valley.
A 70-year-old woman from Bemina Srinagar also died at the same hospital, four days after being admitted there, they said.
A 75-year-old woman from Draigam Budgam died three days after being admitted with bilateral Community Acquired Pneumonia at SMHS hospital on November 12, they said.
A 70-year-old woman from Lal Bazar died two days after being admitted to CD Hospital, also among exclusive facilities for the management of covid-19 patients.
Three other persons died at SKIMS Soura hospital and include a 55-year-old woman from Lalbazar who succumbed to the virus twelve days after being admitted to the tertiary care hospital; a 62-year-old man from Khrew Srinagar who was admitted on November 8 and a 50-year-old man from Kachan Ganderbal who died a week after he was admitted. The victims from Jammu belonged to winter capital of the J&K, they added.
Srinagar district with 396 deaths tops the list followed by Jammu (280), Baramulla (157), Budgam (97), Pulwama (84), Kupwara (78), Anantnag (75), Doda (50), Rajouri (48), Kulgam (48), Bandipora(48), Shopian (36), Ganderbal (37), Udhampur (35), Kathua (33), Samba (25), Poonch (22), Ramban (18), Kishtwar(16), and Reasi (8). (GNS)
Meanwhile, 460 new positive cases of Coronavirus were reported in J&K today. Of them, 189 were in Jammu division and 271 from Kashmir division.
Moreover, 491 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals including 162 from Jammu Division and 329 from Kashmir Division.
According to the daily Media Bulletin on novel Coronavirus (Covid-19), out of 102619 positive cases, 5688 are active positive.
The Bulletin further said that out of 2645975 test results available, 2543356 samples have been tested as negative till November 15, 2020.
Till date 714414 persons have been enlisted for observation which included 24462 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 5688 in isolation and 41083 in home surveillance. Besides, 641592 persons have completed their surveillance period.