Srinagar, Sept 21: A 35-year-old woman and a 37-year-old paramilitary CRPF trooper were among 21 people who succumbed to covid-19 in last 24 hours in J&K, taking its fatality count to 1026.
Official sources said that while fourteen of the deaths were reported from Jammu, seven others were from Kashmir.
Regarding the deaths from the Valley include a 75-year-old woman from Chanapora Srinagar who died at SKIMS Soura, a week after she was admitted to the tertiary care hospital.
Four other persons also died at SKIMS Soura including a 65-year-old woman from Nehru Park, a 55-year-old woman from Larkipora Anantnag, a 35-year-old from Rainawari Srinagar and a 37-year-old CRPF trooper from 35 battalion Humhama.
Two other deaths from Valley occurred at SMHS hospital and include a 65-year-old from Salam Abad Uri, who was admitted with bilateral Community Acquired Pneumonia three days ago, and a 45-year-old from Gund Hassi Bhat Srinagar was admitted as a case of bilateral CAP and died five days after being admitted there.
Regarding the deaths from Jammu includes a 65-year-old from Muthi, a 60-year-old from Gangyal Jammu, a 74-year-old from Bishnah, a 50-year-old woman from Jandraha and a 55-year-old from Bari Brahmana Jammu.
With these deaths, 1026 people have succumbed to the virus in Jammu and Kashmir and among them 780 from Kashmir and 246 from the Valley. (GNS)