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Covid-19: Death toll 465; Positive cases 24390 in J&K

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Srinagar: Fifteen more people died of Covid-19 since overnight, taking the fatality count to 465 in J&K.

Quoting officials, news agency GNS said that four deaths were reported from Kupwara, three each from Srinagar and Baramulla, two from Anantnag besides one each from Pulwama, Bandipora and Kulgam.

The victims include 70-year-old woman from Bijbhera, 55-year-old woman from Malopora Pulwama, 60-year-old man from Panzgam Kupwara, 50-year-old woman from Natipora Srinagar,  50-year-old man from Zaloora Sopore, 55-year-old woman from  Sogam Kupwara, 60-year-old woman from Mutulhama Qiomoh Kulgam, 58-year-old man from Gurez Bandipora, 50-year-old man and a 70-year-old,  both from Handwara, an 85-year-old woman from Srinagar and a 65-year-old man from Baramulla.

Srinagar district with 150 deaths tops the list followed by Baramulla (80), Budgam (34), Anantnag (32), Kulgam (30), Pulwama (29), Kupwara (27),  Shopian (24), Jammu (23), Bandipora (18), Ganderbal (7), two each in Rajouri, Doda and Udhampur besides one each in Ramban, Samba, Poonch, and Kathua.

Meanwhile, 463 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19), 81 from Jammu division and 382 from Kashmir division, were reported today thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 24390.

“Out of 706780 test results available, 682390 samples have been tested as negative till August 08, 2020,” the officials said.

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