COVID claims seven more lives in Kashmir Valley, J&K toll 585

Kashmir recorded 569 fresh cases of COVID-19 taking the number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 30717 and seven people died in Valley taking the number of deaths in J&K to 585.

A paramilitary CRPF trooper was among seven persons who died due to COVID-19 in Kashmir since last night.

Those who died include a 70-year-old man from Sopore Baramulla who was diagnosed with Chronic Kidney Disease and bilateral Community-Acquired Pneumonia (CAP). He died due to cardiac arrest at SKIMS Soura where he was admitted since August 9.

An 87-year-old man from Tral Pulwama admitted on August 11 as a case of bilateral CAP died at SMHS hospital died.

A woman from Khanda area of Budgam district admitted to the hospital on August 17 and diagnosed with bilateral CAP, also died.

A 50-year-old CRPF man from 61 battalion CRPF at Shivpora Srinagar, died hours after being brought to the SMHS. He was resident of Haryana and was posted here.

With these deaths, 585 people have died of COVID in Jammu and Kashmir so far including 544 from the Valley and 41 from Jammu.

Kashmir recorded 569 fresh cases of COVID-19 cases taking the number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 30717.

Those who tested positive in Kashmir include 165 from Srinagar, 22 Baramulla, 59 Pulwama, 52 Budgam, 41 Anantnag, 6 Kulgam, 28 Shopian, 42 Kupwara, 113 Bandipora and 41 from Ganderbal.

With these 569 fresh cases in Kashmir division, the total number of positive cases in Kashmir have reached 23,955 including 17,992 recoveries.

There are 6,914 active cases in Jammu and Kashmir including 5,426 in Kashmir. With 728 more recoveries, the tally of total recoveries in Jammu and Kashmir has reached to 23,225 which is 75.60 per cent of the total cases.

Srinagar district alone has 7,412 positive cases which are more than the total number of positive cases in Jammu division where total cases are 6,762.

There are 7,412 positive cases including 185 deaths and 5,963 recoveries from Srinagar, 2,535 including 90 deaths and 1,887 recoveries are from Baramulla, 2,205 including 1,766 recoveries and 41 deaths are from Pulwama,1,974 including 1,400 recoveries and 46 deaths are from Budgam, 1,946 including 43 deaths and 1,495 recoveries from Anantnag, 1,753 including 1,511 recoveries and 31 deaths are from Kulgam, 1,617 cases including 1,458 and 26 deaths are from Shopian, 1,724 including 1,181 recoveries and 39 deaths are from Kupwara, 1,696 including 782 recoveries and 22 deaths are from Bandipora and 1,093 including 549 recoveries and 14 deaths are from Ganderbal.