Srinagar, Sept 06: Jammu and Kashmir reported 13 more covid-19 related deaths in last 24 hours, taking the fatality count to 788.
Official sources said that eight deaths were reported from Kashmir valley and five from Jammu region.
Among those who died in Valley, four were from Srinagar, one each from Pulwama, Kulgam, Anantnag and Baramulla district.
The victims, they said, include a 60-year-old man from Nehru Park, a 55-year-old man from Hawal, a 38-year-old man from Chattabal, a 50-year-old man from Umar Colony Lal Bazar, a 65-year-old from Barsoo Awantipora, a 62-year-old Sangran area of Kulgam and a 62-year-old man from KhwajaBagh Baramulla
The victims from Jammu include a 78-year-old from Shakti Nagar Jammu died at GMC Jammu, three days after he was admitted after being diagnosed with bilateral community acquired pneumonia and respiratory distress; a 73-year-old from Gujjar Nagar who died two days after being admitted with underlying ailments including type2 diabetes mellitus, hypothyroidism and parkinsonism and a 35-year-old man (approximately), who was admitted in ward no 1 psychiatry ward of GMCH Jammu.
“He was admitted on the directions of Tehsildar Ramgarh and shifted from quarantine centre of Thandi Khuie in Samba,” they said.
They said a 42-year-old woman from Jawala Mukhi in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh, presently putting up at Railways West Colony in Jammu district, died last night in GMC Jammu
With these deaths, officials said, 788 people have succumbed to the virus in Jammu and Kashmir so far. Among them, they said, 690 were from the Valley while 98 others from Jammu division.
Srinagar district with 237 deaths tops the list followed by Baramulla (105), Budgam (65), Pulwama (57), Anantnag (53), Kupwara (54), Jammu (63), Kulgam (38), Shopian (28), Bandipora (26), Ganderbal (25), Kathua (9), Rajouri (6), Doda (5), Poonch (5), Udhampur (4), Samba (4) and Ramban (1).