Jammu & Kashmir

Six COVID deaths reported since last evening take JK’s fatality count to 4,107

Srinagar: Six more people have succumbed to COVID in Jammu and Kashmir since last evening, taking the fatality count to 4,107, officials said on Wednesday.

They said that three deaths were reported from Jammu division and as many as from Kashmir.

The 32-year-old man was from Ramnagar Jammu and died at GMC Jammu, where two more patients succumbed to the pathogen since last evening, the officials said.

A 60-year-old woman from Newa Pulwama died at SKIMS Soura, less than two days after she was admitted to the tertiary care hospital, they said.
A 65-year-old woman from Hassanpora Anantnag died at GMC Anantnag, 11 days after she was admitted there, they said.

A 75-year-old woman from Chichipora Anantnag also died at the same facility, 18 days after she was admitted there, they added.

Lately, there has been decrease in both the number of daily cases and deaths in Jammu and Kashmir. So far 190 people have died this month while over 10000 cases have been added to the overall tally. On Tuesday JK reported 1,184 fresh cases while 11 people succumbed to the virus.

Last month was the deadliest as J&K recorded 1,625 COVID deaths. The fatalities in these 31 days accounted for 41.59% of the total deaths reported in J&K so far since March last year. Also, 114359 Infections were added to the overall tally during the month of May.


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