Death toll mounts to 1801; total cases at 116254
Srinagar, Dec 14: The death toll due to COVID-19 crossed grim milestone of 1800-mark in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday as three more people succumbed to the virus, while 246 more people tested positive for the pestilence in the union territory.
With new deaths, the total fatality count due to COVID-19 in J&K reached 1801—1152 in the Valley and 650 in Jammu region, while 116254 have tested positive for the virus in the UT till date, officials said.
They said that two among those who succumbed to the virus were from Jammu division and one from Kashmir—a 70-year-old from Guzarbal Ganderbal—, the officials added.
Both the victims from Jammu division belonged to the J&K’s winter capital and one of them was from Burt Mandir Paryal, they said.
Srinagar district with 433 deaths tops the list followed by Jammu (332), Baramulla (169), Budgam (105), Pulwama (88), Kupwara (88), Anantnag (82), Doda (58), Bandipora (57), Udhampur (53), Kulgam (52), Rajouri (53), Kathua (45), Ganderbal (41), Shopian (37), Samba (34), Poonch (22), Ramban (21), Kishtwar(21), and Reasi (11).
2 docs among 246 fresh cases
Meanwhile, Jammu and Kashmir reported 246 fresh COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of cases to 116254. Among the fresh cases include three minors, two doctors besides nine security personnel.
Among the cases, officials said that Srinagar reported 58 cases, Baramulla 9, Budgam 16, Kupwara 5, Pulwama 6, Anantnag 8, Bandipora 11, Ganderbal 6, Kulgam 1, Shopian 0, Jammu 87, Udhampur 7, Rajouri 3, Doda 0, Kathua 4, Kishtwar 7, Samba 4, Poonch 0, Ramban 9 and Reasi 5.
A number of these cases were confirmed at SKIMs and CD hospital diagnostic laboratories.
Skims cases include male (13) from Zaloosa, female (40) from Khaag, male (55) from Shongilipora, male (30) from Wanibal nowgam, male (72) from Rangreth sgr, female (66) from Rangreth sgr, female (35) from Bemina sgr, female (13) from Bemina sgr, female (29) from Khaag budgam, male (60) from Khaag, male (30) from 118 Bn CRPF gund ganderbal, male (42) from 117 Bn CRPF wazir bagh sgr, male (54) from 44 Bn CRPF HMT sgr, male (30) from Panzgam kupwara, male (28) from 6RR niyari kupwara, male (45) from 6RR niyari kupwara, male (26) from 22 sikh niyari kupwara, male (29) from 19Garh niyari kupwara, male (45) from 328 Fd niyari kupwara, male (42) from Soura, female (44) from Rawalpora sgr, male (25) from Buchpora sgr, male (40) from Nowshera sgr, male (59) from Lalbazar, female (06) from Hawal, female (08) from Hawal, female (05) from Hawal, male (45) from Awantibhawan sgr, female (17) from Mill stop sgr, male (34) from Lalbazar, male (65) from Lalbazar, female (65) from Soura, male (36) from Soura, male (67) from Jawahirna sgr, female (30) from Ganderbal, female (85) from Lalbazar.
CD cases include female (28) (NA) from Kralpora budgam, male (55) (NA) from Bandipora, female (32) (NA) from Ahamishareef bandipora, male (27) from Sk payeen, female (24) from Sumbal, male (26) from Sumbal, female (22) from Hakbara, male (27) from Doda, male (95) (NA) from Chowkibal kupwara, female (70) (NA) from Rampora sgr, male (28) (NA) from Sgr, male (56) (NA) from Chanpora, female (40) from Kadlabal pampore, male (30) from Barsoo, male (28) from Sharshali, male (40) from Midoora, female (25) from Kangloora, female (50) from Kangloora, male (60) (NA) from Nowpora, female (58) (NA) from Kaloosa bandipora, female (40) from Batwina, male (45) from Khanpora. (GNS)