COVID-19 related death toll reaches 208 in J&K
22-year-old woman from Anantnag among the dead; 493 more test positive
Srinagar: Covid-19 related death toll reached to 208 in Jammu and Kashmir and the infection claimed 13 more lives in past 24 hours, youngest being a 22-year-old woman from Anantnag district.
493 new Covid-19 positive cases have been reported from Jammu and Kashmir, 436 from Kashmir and 57 from Jammu division, officials said.
Meanwhile, official sources said that among the deaths, 11 were reported from SKIMS including five from Baramulla and four from Srinagar besides one each from Anantnag and Budgam. One each was reported from SMHS hospital Srinagar and GMC Anantnag.
The patients who died at SKIMS include a 60-year-old man from Saida Kadal Srinagar, a 70-year-old man from Illahi bagh Srinagar, a 77-year-old man from New Colony Pulwama, a 52-year-old man from Lal Bazar Srinagar, a 60-year-old woman from Sopore, an 85-year-old man from Ladoora, Baramulla, a 60-year-old man from Hathlango Sopore, 60-year old female from Buchpora Srinagar, 70-year-old patient from Rathsuna, 22-year-old woman from Liver Anantnag, and 50-year-old woman from Banglow Bagh Baramulla.
The virus has claimed 208 lives so far – 190 from Kashmir and 18 from Jammu division.