J&K reports 15 more COVID-19 deaths, toll 1199

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

SRINAGAR — Jammu and Kashmir reported 15 more COVID-19 related deaths, taking the fatality count to 1199.

Official sources said that among the fresh casualties, 12 were from Jammu and three from the Valley.

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They said that a 70-year-old from Batehra Jammu, an 82-year-old from Talab Tillo, a 78-year-old man from Nanak Nagar Jammu, a 53-year-old from Sainik Colony Jammu, a 78-year-old man from Doda town, a 61-year-old man from Shiva area of Doda and a 65-year-old woman from Surankote Poonch died to COVID-19 related illness.

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As regards the deaths from Valley, they said, the fatalities include two from Budgam and one from Anantnag.

With these deaths, officials said, 1199 people have succumbed to the virus in Jammu and Kashmir so far—844 from the Valley and 355 from Jammu division.

Srinagar district with 292 deaths tops the list followed by Jammu (192), Baramulla (124), Budgam (84), Pulwama (69), Kupwara (67), Anantnag (66), Kulgam (43), Bandipora (37), Shopian (32), Rajouri (32), Ganderbal (29), Doda (31), Kathua (22), Samba (21), Udhampur (18), Poonch (16), Ramban (10), Kishtwar (7) and Reasi (6).

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