Five persons die due to covid-19, J&K death toll reaches1920

Srinagar, Jan 15: Five more people, two of them women in 50s from Kashmir Valley, succumbed to covid-19 in J&K in the last 24 hours, taking the fatality count 10 1920, officials said on Friday.

Officials said that three of the victims were from Jammu division and two from the Valley— a 55-year-old woman from Vessu Kulgam and a 50-year from Machama Beerwah in Budgam district.

The victims from Jammu division include a 75-year-old man from Gadigarh, a 67-year-old man from Chack Bhagwana, Jourian and a 65-year-old man from Barnoti Kathua.
So far 1920 people have succumbed to virus in J&K— 1205 in the Valley and 715 in Jammu region.

Srinagar district with 453 deaths tops the list followed by Jammu (367), Baramulla (172), Budgam (114), Kupwara (94), Pulwama (88), Anantnag (84), Doda (64), Bandipora (61), Udhampur (57), Kulgam (54), Rajouri (55), Kathua (51), Ganderbal (46), Shopian (39), Samba (39), Poonch (24), Ramban (21), Kishtwar(22), and Reasi (15).

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