Covid-19 toll crosses 1600 mark in J&K
Srinagar, Nov 17 (GNS): Jammu and Kashmir reported six more covid-19 related deaths in last 24 hours, taking the fatality count past 1600 mark.
Official sources told GNS that three deaths each were reported in Kashmir Valley and Jammu which took the total number of those who succumbed to the virus to 1604.
While seven deaths were reported in official bulletin today, GNS had reported one among the fatalities regarding man from Ganderbal district’s Kachan area two days back.
The victims from Kashmir Valley include a 75-year-old woman from Noorbagh Baramulla, a 70-year-old from Kokernag Anantnag and a 62-year-old woman from Sumblar Bandipora.
Regarding the deaths from Jammu division, they said, the one victim each belonged to Udhampur, Kathua and Samba.
With these deaths, the total fatality count in the Valley has reached 1063 and 541 in the Jammu region.
Srinagar district with 399 deaths tops the list followed by Jammu (283), Baramulla (158), Budgam (97), Pulwama (85), Kupwara (78), Anantnag (76), Doda (50), Rajouri (48), Kulgam (48), Bandipora(49), Shopian (36), Ganderbal (37), Udhampur (36), Kathua (34), Samba (26), Poonch (22), Ramban (18), Kishtwar(16), and Reasi (8). (GNS)