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Covid-19 claims 5 more lives, J&K toll 1373

Nadeem Nadu

Srinagar, Oct 17 (GNS): Jammu and Kashmir reported five more covid-19 related deaths in the last 24 hours, taking its fatality count to 1373. 

Among those who succumbed to the virus include four from Jammu division and one from the Valley.

Officials told GNS that among those four were from Jammu region and one from Kashmir Valley—a 60-year-old woman from Chankipora Sopore.

Official sources told GNS that she was admitted to SMHS on October 12 and was diagnosed with bilateral community acquired pneumonia. 

Two deaths from Valley were reported in official bulletin today. However GNS that reported the one death—an 85-year-old  from Ratnipora Pulwama on October 15, the day the octogenarian died at SKIMS Soura. 

Four deaths took place in Jammu and include three from Kishtwar and Doda

With these deaths, the fatality count has reached 919 in Valley and 454 in Jammu.

Srinagar district with 328 deaths tops the list followed by Jammu (236), Baramulla (135), Budgam (90), Pulwama (76), Kupwara (72), Anantnag (70), Kulgam (43), Bandipora(42), Rajouri (45), Doda (41), Shopian (33), Ganderbal (30), Kathua (29), Udhampur (25), Samba (24), Poonch (22), Ramban (11), Kishtwar(14) and Reasi (6). (GNS)

Global News Service

Written by Global News Service

Global News Service (GNS) is one of the premier news agencies of Jammu & Kashmir. Started in 2012, the service is registered with the State Information Department.

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