The Jammu and Kashmir Union territory on Friday witnessed 34 deaths due to Covid-19 while as 1,723 fresh positive cases were also reported, taking the number of total active cases in the UT to 29,615
With 34 more deaths the death toll in the UT has reached 4,026 and 1,723 fresh positive cases reported on Friday have pushed the tally of positive cases to 297,602.
With 2,731 more recoveries, the tally of total recoveries in Jammu and Kashmir has reached to 263,961 which is 88.69 percent of the total cases.
“Cases tested positive in J&K include 303 from Srinagar, 177 from Baramulla, 128 from Budgam, 138 from Pulwama, 111 from Kupwara, 72 from Anantnag, 48 from Bandipora, 37 from Ganderbal, 88 from Kulgam and 22 from Shopian in Kashmir division while as 599 from Jammu division include 165 from Jammu, 53 from Udhampur, 73 from Rajouri, 48 from Doda, 22 from Kathua, 25 from Samba, 31 from Kishtwar, 95 from Poonch, 75 from Ramban and 12 from Reasi,” officials disclosed.
An aged couple hailing from village Kirpind in RS Pura tehsil of Jammu district died of Coronavirus just hours apart in the Government Medical College (GMC) Jammu.
An Assistant Registrar in the Jammu University died of post-COVID complications.
A 39-year-old ex-serviceman hailing from village Gadigarh passed away in the Military Hospital Satwari due to Coronavirus. Another ex-serviceman breathed his last in Udhampur district.
Out of 34 deaths reported , 03 died in GMC Jammu, 02 in GMC Doda, 02 in GMC Kathua, 02 in MH Satwari, 01 in SMVDNH Katra, 01 in CH Udhampur, 02 in Home/ Brought Dead, 06 in SMHS Sgr, 02 in SKIMS JVC Bemina, 02 in SKIMS Soura, 01 in JLNM Srinagar, 01 in DH Ganderbal, 02 in DH Bandipora, 05 in GMC Anantnag & 02 in DH Kulgam.
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