J&K reports 3 deaths, 140 fresh Covid-19 cases

By: Nadeem Nadu

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir reported 140 new covid-19 cases while three persons succumbed to the virus in the last 24 hours, officials said on Tuesday.

70 of cases each were reported from Jammu Division and Kashmir Valley, taking the infection tally to 321865 in J&K, they said.

Providing the district-wide details, the officials said that Srinagar reported 21 cases, Baramulla 7, Budgam 5, Pulwama 4, Kupwara 15, Anantnag 2, Bandipora 4, Ganderbal 9, Kulgam 2, Shopian 1, Jammu 11, Udhampur 3, Rajouri 19, Doda 15, Kathua 1, Samba 1, Kishtwar 2, Poonch 2, Ramban 5 and Reasi 12.

There were three fresh deaths due to the virus, all from Jammu division, they said. With these d fatalities, 4384 people have fallen victim to the pathogen in J&K—2147 in Jammu division and 2237 in Kashmir.

A number of cases were confirmed at diagnostic laboratories of CD hospital and GMC Jammu.

The CD cases include female (38) from Khanyar, male (18) from Kralpora, male (23) from Barbarshah, male (23) from Bengal, female (36) from Dadsara, female (40) from Banderpora, female (32) from Khoji Bagh Baramulla, female (40) from Pinglena Pul, three males (65, 62, 45) and two females (58, 36) from NA, male (70) from Srinagar, male (32) from Baramulla, male (30) from Tekipora Lolab Kup, male (70) from Kokernag, female (24) from DRDO Hospital Khanmoh, male (74) and female (69) from Rawalpora, two females (45, 70) from Batmaloo, male (55) from Gupkar, female (41) and male (47) from Elahibagh, female (30) from Sopore, female (25) from Botakadal, male (30) from Nowshera and male (27) from Chatterhama.

The GMC Anantnag cases include female (18) from Kulgam, male (35) from Srinagar, male (65) from Chattisgarh and female (65) from Fatehpora Ang.

Moreover, they said, 98 more COVID-19 patients in last 24 hours have recovered— 38 from Jammu Division and 60 from Kashmir, taking the number of people who have recovered in J&K to 316188. With this, there are now 1293 active cases—520 in Jammu and 773 in Kashmir.

There was no new confirmed case of mucormycosis (black fungus) reported today. So far 35 black fungus cases have been confirmed in J&K, the officials added. (GNS)

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