Covid-19 Claims 9 More Lives, J&K Toll 1694
SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir reported nine more covid-19 related deaths in the last 24 hours, taking the number of those succumbing to the virus to 1694.
Among those who succumbed to the virus include six persons from Jammu and three from Kashmir Valley, the officials told news agency GNS on Monday.
Two among the deaths from Jammu region were reported from the winter capital of J&K, taking its count to 300 while Kishtwar reported two fatalities besides one each from Kathua and Samba.
The victims from Valley include one each from Budgam (a 70-year-old man from Khanda Chattergam), Bandipora (a 65-year-old man from Arampora)and Kulgam( a 58-year-old man from Checkiwangund Qazigund), they said.
With these deaths, the total fatality count in the Valley has reached 1104 and 590 in the Jammu region.
Srinagar district with 416 deaths tops the list followed by Jammu (300), Baramulla (163), Budgam (101), Pulwama (86), Kupwara (83), Anantnag (78), Doda (56), Bandipora (51), Kulgam (51), Rajouri (49), Udhampur (49), Ganderbal (38), Shopian (37), Kathua (37), Samba (30), Poonch (22), Ramban (18), Kishtwar(18), and Reasi (9).