Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir reported eighteen more covid-19 related deaths in last 24-hours, taking the fatality count to 1166.
Among those who died include 11 from Jammu division—six from winter capital of J&K, three from Udhampur and one each from Rajouri and Ramban. Seven others died in Kashmir Valley—two each from Srinagar and Baramulla and one each from Budgam, Anantnag and Kupwara.
Among others who died in Jammu include a 42-year-old man from Utrakhand, a 57-year-old man Mishriwale, a 59-year-old woman from Poloura Top Jammu and an 86-year-old man from Udhampur
Among others who died in Valley include a 55-year-old man from Singpora Baramulla who died a week after he was admitted to SKIMS Soura.
An 85-year-old woman from Nihalpora Pattan who was diagnosed with bilateral Community Acquired Pneumonia also died at the tertiary care hospital, they said.
An 86-year-old man from Awoora Anantnag died at CD hospital, eight days after he was admitted to one of the exclusive facilities for the management of the covid-19 patients in the Valley, they said.
A 60-year-old woman from Budgam, they said, died three days after she was admitted to SMHS hospital with bilateral pneumonia.
With these deaths, officials said, 1166 people have succumbed to the virus in Jammu and Kashmir sofar—835 from the Valley and 331 from Jammu division.
Srinagar district with 289 deaths tops the list followed by Jammu (180), Baramulla (124), Budgam (82), Pulwama (69), Anantnag (63), Kulgam (43), Kupwara (67), Bandipora(37), Shopian (32), Rajouri (31), Ganderbal (28), Doda (27), Kathua (21), Samba (20), Udhampur (18), Poonch (12), Ramban (10), Kishtwar(7) and Reasi (5). (GNS)