Covid-19 claims 10 more lives, JK toll 1391
Srinagar, Oct 19 (GNS): Jammu and Kashmir reported ten more covid-19 related deaths in last 24 hours, taking its overall fatality count due to the virus to 1391.
Among the victims, official sources told GNS that seven belonged to Kashmir and three to Jammu region.
As regards the Valley, they said, Kulgam reported two deaths while Srinagar, Pulwama, Anantnag, Bandipora, Shopian and Anantnag
Among others, they said, the victims include a 77-year-old woman from Bandipora, who died thirteen days after being admitted to the SKIMS Soura hospital; and a 70-year-old man from Pampore Pulwama who died at CD hospital, one of the exclusive facilities for the management of the covid-19 patients, three days after he was admitted there.
Regarding deaths from Jammu, they said, one each was reported from Udhampur, Samba and Ramban.
With these deaths, the fatality count has reached 931 in Valley and 460 in Jammu.
Srinagar district with 333 deaths tops the list followed by Jammu (237), Baramulla (135), Budgam (90), Pulwama (78), Kupwara (71), Anantnag (71), Kulgam (45), Bandipora(43), Rajouri (45), Doda (42), Shopian (34), Ganderbal (30), Kathua (30), Udhampur (26), Samba (25), Poonch (22), Kishtwar(14), Ramban (12), and Reasi (7). (GNS)