26-year-old youth among 19 more die of covid-19, toll 954

Srinagar, Sept 17: A 26-year-old youth was among 19 more people who succumbed to covid-19 in Jammu and Kashmir in last 24 hours, taking its fatality count to 954.

Five of the deaths were reported from Kashmir Valley and 14 from Jammu division, officials said.

Among the deaths from Kashmir Valley, they said, a 95-year-old woman from Bandipora, a 65-year-old from Pirbagh, a 62-year-old woman from Lal Bazar, a man from Chewdara Beerwa , a 73-year-old man from Tral area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

Among others, the victims from Jammu include a 38-year-old man from Ramgarh, a 74-year-old man from Mahendra Nagar, a 65-year-old man from Residency Road, an 86-year-old from Lazpal Nagar and a 26-year-old from Patoli Battadeh Jammu.

With these deaths, 954 people has lost lives to the virus in Jammu and Kashmir—755 from Valley and 199 from Jammu. (GNS)

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