16 more die of COVID-19 in J&K, toll 3,923

Seven of the fatalities were reported from Jammu division and nine from Kashmir valley.
16 more die of COVID-19 in J&K, toll 3,923
Relatives receive the body of a COVID-19 victim in Srinagar on Friday, May 28, 2021.Mubashir Khan/GK

Srinagar, June 1: Jammu and Kashmir reported 16 more Covid-19 related deaths since last evening, taking the overall toll due to the virus to 3,923, officials said on Tuesday.

News agency GNS while quoting the officials reported seven of the fatalities were reported from Jammu division and nine from Kashmir valley.

Those who succumbed to the virus in the valley comprise a 72-year-old woman from Nishat Srinagar who died three days after she was admitted to SKIMS Soura.

An 80-year-old man from uptown Chanapora died two days after he was admitted to the tertiary care hospital, officials said.

As per the officials, a 75-year-old man from Nowgam Srinagar died at CD hospital, hours after he was admitted to the exclusive Covid-19 management facility.

In south Kashmir, three persons died at GMC Anantnag—a man from Roohu Annatnag, a woman from Shangus and a man from Bijbhera, they said.

Up north, a 50-year-old man from Handwara Kupwara died at district hospital Baramulla as per officials.

An 80-year-old woman from Karnah Kupwara, they said, died at Sub District Hospital Tanghdar.

A 60-year-old man from Ushkroo Baramulla died at Covid-19 management facility at Indoor Stadium Baramulla, they said.

Among others the victims from Jammu are a 46-year-old from Majalata Udhampur, a 67-year-old from Talab Tillo Jammu, a 78-year-old from Bantalab Jammu, a 76-year-old woman from R S Pora, a 71-year-old man from Shakti Nagar and a 75-year-old from Rehari Jammu.

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