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Eight more die of COVID-19 in Jammu and Kashmir

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Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir reported eight more covid-19 related deaths in last 24 hours, taking the fatality count to 1775.
Officials said on Thursday said that five among those who succumbed to the virus are from Kashmir Valley and three from Jammu.

The victims from Valley include a 75-year-old man from Awantipora Pulwama, a 70-year-old man from Dadoora Khag Poshkar Budgam, a 70-yearold man from Zakura Srinagar, an 80-year-old woman from Khawaja Bazar Hawal Srinagar and a 75-year-old man from Pethbugh Anantnag.

Regarding the deaths from Jammu, they said, two were reported from the winter capital of the J-K and one from Udhampur district.

With these deaths, the total fatality count in the Valley has reached 1141 and 634 in the Jammu region. Srinagar district with 430 deaths tops the list followed by Jammu (320), Baramulla (165), Budgam (105), Pulwama (87), Kupwara (87), Anantnag (82), Doda (58), Bandipora (56), Udhampur (53), Kulgam (52), Rajouri (50), Kathua (44), Ganderbal (40), Shopian (37), Samba (34), Poonch (22), Ramban (21), Kishtwar(20), and Reasi (11). (GNS)

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