88 armed forces personnel among 1,033 COVID cases in JK in 24 hours, tally crosses 65,000

Srinagar: 88 armed forces personnel, three pregnant women and two employees of education department besides an equal number of minors were among fresh 1,033 COVID cases reported in last 24 hours in Jammu and Kashmir, taking its tally to 65,026.

Among the cases, 563 were confirmed from Jammu and 473 from Kashmir valley.

Giving the district-wise details, officials said that Srinagar reported 141 cases, Budgam 60, Baramulla 79, Pulwama 54, Anantnag 36, Bandipora 22, Kupwara 14, Ganderbal 56, Kulgam 5, Shopian 6, Jammu 245, Rajouri 66, Udhampur 30, Kathua 34, Doda 59, Samba 57, Poonch 24, Ramban 15, Reasi 26 and Kishtwar 7.

Meanwhile, a 35-year-old woman and 37-year-old armed forces personnel were among 21 people who died of COVID in last 24 hours in JK, taking its fatality count to 1026.

Official sources said that while fourteen of the deaths were reported from Jammu, seven others were from Kashmir.

Regarding the deaths from the valley include a 75-year-old woman from Chanapora Srinagar who died at SKIMS Soura, a week after she was admitted to the tertiary care hospital.

Four other persons also died at SKIMS Soura including a 65-year-old woman from Nehru Park, a 55-year-old woman from Larkipora Anantnag, a 35-year-old from Rainawari Srinagar and a 37-year-old armed forces personnel from 35 battalion Humhama.

Two other deaths from valley occurred at SMHS hospital and include a 65-year-old from Salam Abad Uri, who was admitted with bilateral Community-Acquired Pneumonia three days ago, and a 45-year-old from Gund Hassi Bhat Srinagar was admitted as a case of bilateral CAP and died five days after being admitted there.

Regarding the deaths from Jammu includes a 65-year-old from Muthi, a 60-year-old from Gangyal Jammu, a 74-year-old from Bishnah, a 50-year-old woman from Jandraha and a 55-year-old from Bari Brahmana Jammu.

With these deaths, 1026 people have succumbed to the virus in Jammu and Kashmir and among them 780 from Kashmir and 246 from the valley.


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