Coronavirus (COVID-19)

SRINAGAR — 35 travelers were among 507 new COVID-19 cases reported in the last 24 hours as the total tally crossed one lakh mark in Jammu and Kashmir, officials said on Wednesday.

Among the new cases, 181 were reported from Jammu and 326 from Kashmir division, taking total the number to 1,00,351.

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Giving district-wise details, officials said that Srinagar reported 140 cases, Baramulla 40, Budgam 31, Pulwama 11, Kupwara 32, Anantnag 14, Bandipora 8, Ganderbal 44, Kulgam 4, Shopian 2, Jammu 94, Rajouri 8, Udhampur 20, Doda 13, Kathua 12, Poonch 3, Samba 3, Kishtwar 19, Ramban 5 and Reasi 4.

A number of these cases were confirmed at CD and SKIMS diagnostic laboratories and include among others nine Army and CRPF soldiers besides eight minors.

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Jammu and Kashmir reported ten more COVID-19 related deaths in the last 24 hours, taking the total fatality count to 1561.

Among those who succumbed to the virus include six from Kashmir Valley and four from Jammu region.

Regarding deaths from Kashmir Valley, officials said that three were from Srinagar, two from Baramulla 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.

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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).

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