Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir reported 4926 fresh covid-19 cases, the highest so far since the pandemic started, even as 52 more persons succumbed to the virus in the last 24 hours, according to Health Department data on Thursday.
1685 of these case were confirmed from Jammu Division and 3241 from Kashmir, taking the total count to 201511.
Regarding the deaths 34 were from Jammu Division and 18 from Kashmir Valley, taking the fatality count to 2562—1068 in Jammu division and 1494 in Kashmir.
Providing district wise details, the officials said that Srinagar reported 1070 cases, Baramulla 353, Budgam 605,
Pulwama 171, Kupwara 124, Anantnag 314, Bandipora 90, Ganderbal 126, Kulgam 218, Shopian 170, Jammu 617, Udhampur 121, Rajouri 232, Doda 51, Kathua 200, Samba 131, Kishtwar 36, Poonch 124 Ramban 108 and Reasi 65.
Among others, the those who died include a 30-year-old from Prichoo Pulwama died at SKIMS Bamina, a day after she was admitted to the covid-19 management facility here.
Three more persons—a 74-year-old man from Chanapora Srinagar, an 85-year-old man from Aripanthan Beerwah Budgam and a 67-year-old man from Nawabazar Srinagar also died at SKIMS Bemina, three days after he was admitted to the facility.
A 65-year-old woman from Kanipora Nowgam died at SMHS hospital, five days after she was admitted there, they said.
A 78-year-old man from Malbagh Srinagar died three days after he was admitted to the SHMS hospital, they said.
A 40-year-old man from Dalgate Srinagar died six day of his admission to SMHS hospital, they said.
Also, they said, an 80-year-old man from Chattabal Srinagar was who admitted with bilateral community acquire pneumonia also succumbed at the same facility.
Two deaths were reported at GMC Anantnag and the victims included a 60-year-old and a 62-year-old persons respectively, they added.