Jammu and Kashmir reported ten more covid-19 related deaths in the last 24 hours, taking the total fatality count to 1,561, reported a local news agency, Global News Service (GNS).
Among those who succumbed to the virus include six from Kashmir Valley and four from Jammu region.
Regarding deaths from Kashmir Valley, officials told GNS that three were from Srinagar, two from Baramulla 2 and one from Kupwara.
Among others the victims include a 67-year-old man from Alamgari Bazar Hawal who was admitted to SMHS hospital with bilateral community acquired pneumonia on October 24 and died this morning, they said.
A 60-year-old man from Lakhriyarbal Nawa Kadal also died at SMHS hospital, four days after he was admitted to the hospital with bilateral CAP, they said.
A 58-year-old man from Safa Kadal Srinagar died at SKIMS Soura, they said. “He was admitted on October 17 and died this afternoon,” they said.
Regarding the deaths from Jammu region, they said two were from winter capital of J&K and one each from Udhampur and Doda districts.
Srinagar district with 385 deaths tops the list followed by Jammu (273), Baramulla (153), Budgam (94), Pulwama (84), Kupwara (76), Anantnag (76), Rajouri (48), Kulgam (48), Bandipora(48), Doda (49), Shopian (35), Ganderbal (35), Udhampur (33), Kathua (33), Samba (25), Poonch (23), Ramban (18), Kishtwar(15), and Reasi (8). (GNS)