SRINAGAR: Officials in Jammu and Kashmir said on Wednesday that 20 more covid-19-related deaths occurred overnight, bringing the total number of deaths from the virus to 2200, with more than 200 deaths this month alone.
They said seventeen deaths were reported from Kashmir and three from Jammu division, taking the fatality count to 2217—846 in Jammu and 1371 in the Valley. J-K has reported 219 deaths in April so far and include 109 from Jammu division and 110 from the Valley.
Regarding fresh fatalities, officials told GNS that an 82-year-old from Kishtawar, Asarabad who was admitted in a hospital on 24 April with bilateral CAP died last night.
An 85-year-old man from Gori Mohalla Brein Nishat also died last night at SKIMS Soura, they said.
Two persons aged 70 and 65 years respectively from Chendilora Tangmarg and Kunzer also died at SKIMS Soura, they said.
A 75-year-old man from Badamwari Hawal Srinagar and a 76-year-old man from Zakura Srinagar also died due to the virus at the tertiary care hospital, they said.
A 58-yearold woman from Balgarden Srinagar, who was admitted today with T2DM, HTN C B/L CAP, died at SMHS hospital.
A 60-year-old woman from Chanapora died at SKIMS Bemina, a day after she was admitted to the health facility, they said.
An 80-year-old man from Gousiya colony Kanispora Baramulla died at Indoor Stadium Baramulla, five days after he was admitted there.
Also, a 70-year-old man from Tangmarg,Baramulla died in Indoor Stadium Baramulla, they said,
A 75-year-old woman from Nowshehra Srinagar died at CD Hospital, one of the exclusive facilities for the management of the covid-19 here, during intervening night of April 27 and 28, they said.
A 50-year-old woman (official of Arts Emporium) from Tengpora Batamaloo died at the CD hospital, they said.
Three persons succumbed to the virus at JLNM hospital, also among exclusive facilities for the covid-19 and the victims include a 62-year-old woman from Nawakadal Srinagar, a 65-year-old from Pampore in Pulwama district and a 45-year-old from palpora Srinagar.
Three deaths were reported at GMC Anantnag and the victims include a 65-year-old from Hiller, 69-year-old from KP Road, and 63-year-old man from Anantnag, they said.
Two women—60-year-old and 63-year-old respectively, died at GMC Jammu since last night, they added. (GNS)