14 die due to COVID-19, J&K toll 880

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Fourteen more covid-19 related deaths were reported in the last 24 hours, taking the fatality count in Jammu and Kashmir to 880.

Among the victims, official sources told news agency GNS, eight belonged to Jammu division and six others to Kashmir Valley.

Regarding deaths from Valley includes a 70-year-old man from Mabalnar Tangmarg, 71-year-old man from Nowgam Bonpora, 65-year-old man from Indra Nagar here, 60-year-old man from Nowgam, a 70-year-old woman from Shangus Anantnag, a 70-year-old from Wanihama Check. They said that while the man from Baramulla died at SKIMS Soura, three Srinagar residents succumbed at SMHS hospital here while sexagenarian woman from Anantnag died at GMC Anantnag and Budgam septuagenarian at home.

Among the victims from Jammu include a 74-year-old man from Talab Tillo Jammu, A female from same area, a man from Shastri Nagar Jammu. The other deaths were reported Rajouri (3) and one each from Kathua and Kishtwar, they added.

With these deaths, officials said, 880 people have succumbed to the virus in Jammu and Kashmir so far. Among them, they said, 727 were from the Valley while 151 others were from Jammu division.

Srinagar district with 251 deaths tops the list followed by Baramulla (113), Budgam (71), Pulwama (60), Anantnag (53), Kupwara (56), Jammu (88), Kulgam (40), Shopian (29), Bandipora (28), Ganderbal (25), Rajouri (18), Kathua (12), Doda (9), Samba (8), Poonch (6), Udhampur (4), Reasi (3), Kishtwar (2), and Ramban (1).