Jammu & Kashmir

JK reports 7 more COVID deaths since last evening, toll reaches 4,097

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir reported seven more COVID deaths since last evening, taking the total fatality count to 4097, officials said on Tuesday.

They said a 65-year-old woman from Panzoo Tral died at District Hospital Pulwama, ten days after she was admitted there.

A woman from Brah died a day after she was admitted to GMC Anantnag, officials said, adding a 50-year-old woman from Nowshera Rajouri died at GMC Rajouri, four days after she was admitted there, they said.

Three deaths were reported at GMC Jammu and one at SMHS hospital, they said.

Lately, there has been decrease in both the number of daily cases and deaths. So far 180 people have died this month while over 8,000 cases have been added to the overall tally. On Monday JK reported 9,77 fresh cases, lowest in two months.

Last month was deadliest as JK recorded 1625 COVID deaths. The fatalities in these 31 days accounted for 41.59% of the total deaths reported in JK so far since March last year. Also, 114359 Infections were added to the overall tally during the month of May.


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