COVID-19: 5 persons die in Srinagar; J-K toll 1,663
Jammu and Kashmir reported 12 more COVID-19 related deaths in the last 24 hours, taking the fatality count to 1663, officials said on Wednesday.
They said that those who succumbed to the virus include six each from Jammu and Kashmir regions.
The victims from Valley include a 57-year-old woman from Phoruphet Langate in Kupwara district besides five from Srinagar—a 60-year-old woman from Lalbazar, a 60-year-old woman from HMT, an 80-year-old person from Natipora, a 66-year-old man from Lalbazar, a 60-year-old from Mehjoor Nagar.
Regarding Jammu, they said, three victims were from Udhampur, two from Samba, and another from Kathua.
With these deaths, the total fatality count in the Valley has reached 1091and 572 in the Jammu region.
Srinagar district with 413 deaths tops the list followed by Jammu (292), Baramulla (160), Budgam (99), Pulwama (86), Kupwara (82), Anantnag (77), Doda (53), Bandipora (50), Kulgam (50), Rajouri (49), Udhampur (46), Ganderbal (37), Shopian (37), Kathua (36), Samba (29), Poonch (22), Ramban (18), Kishtwar(16), and Reasi (9). (GNS)