Seven more die of COVID-19 in J&K, toll 4,097

Three deaths were reported at GMC Jammu and one at SMHS hospital Srinagar here, officials said.
Seven more die of COVID-19 in J&K, toll 4,097
A COVID-19 victim being taken for last rites by relatives in Srinagar on Friday May 28, 2021.Mubashir Khan/GK

Srinagar, June 8: Jammu and Kashmir reported seven more COVID-19 deaths since last evening, taking the total fatality count to 4097, officials said on Tuesday.

Quoting the officials, news agency GNS reported among the fresh victims, a 65-year-old woman from Panzoo Tral in south Kashmir' Pulwama district died at District Hospital Pulwama, ten days after she was admitted there.

Another woman from Brah died a day after she was admitted to GMC Anantnag, the officials told GNS.

In Jammu division, a 50-year-old woman from Nowshera Rajouri died at GMC Rajouri, four days after she was admitted there, they said.

Three deaths were reported at GMC Jammu and one at SMHS hospital Srinagar here, officials said.

Lately, there has been decrease in both the number of daily cases and deaths. So far 180 people have died this month while over 8000 cases have been added to the overall tally. On Monday J&K reported 977 fresh cases, lowest in two months.

Last month was deadliest as J&K recorded 1625 Covid-19 deaths. The fatalities in these 31 days accounted for 41.59% of the total deaths reported in J&K so far since March last year. Also 114359 Infections were added to overall tally during the month of May.

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