Covid-19 Claims 10 More Lives, J&K Toll 1718

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir reported ten more deaths due to covid-19, taking the fatality count due to the virus to 1718, officials said on Thursday.

Officials told GNS that among the victims, five each belonged to Jammu division and Kashmir Valley.

The victims include a 52-year-old man from Rambagh srinagar, a 75-year-old from Khaniyar, a 68-year-old man from Baghat Barzulla, a 64-year-old man from Buchpora and a 55-year-old woman from Aragam Bandipora.

Among others the victims from Jammu include a 65-year-old man from Parda Akhnoor, a 75-year-old man from Nanak Nagar Jammu and a 50-year-old man from Sarwal Jammu.

With these deaths, the total fatality count in the Valley has reached 1115 and 603 in the Jammu region. Srinagar district with 423 deaths tops the list followed by Jammu (307), Baramulla (163), Budgam (101), Pulwama (86), Kupwara (84), Anantnag (79), Doda (56), Bandipora (52), Kulgam (51), Udhampur (51), Rajouri (50), Ganderbal (39), Shopian (37), Kathua (39), Samba (32), Poonch (22), Ramban (18), Kishtwar(18), and Reasi (9). (GNS)