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 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 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)
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