Srinagar: A 25-year-old youth was among 21 more people losing their lives to Covid-19 during 24 hours in Jammu and Kashmir, taking fatality count to 989.
Among the victims, seven were residents of Kashmir and 14 from Jammu division.
Jammu victims includes a 68-year-old woman from Gadigarh Jammu, a 57-year-old woman from Rehari Colony, a 55-year-old from Surankote Poonch, a 25-year-old youth from Ramgarh and a 60-year-old from Janipur, they said.
The victims, among others from Kashmir Valley include a 45-year-old man from Stadium Colony Baramulla who with was diagnosed with “T2DM, HTN and B/L CAP” by doctors at SMHS hospital where he succumbed a week after being admitted.
Also, a 40-year-old man from Hawal Srinagar, admitted to SMHS hospital on September 10 and diagnosed with B/L CAP died today.
A 67-year-old woman from Kandiyal Gurez in Bandipora district died at SKIMS Bemina, one of the exclusive facilities for the management of the covid-19 patients in the Valley. She was admitted to the facility on September 15, they said.
A 60-year-old man from Anchidor Anantnag and a 67-year-old man from Bagwanpora Lal bazar died at CD hospital, also among the exclusive facilities for the management of the covid-19 patients in the Valley .
Saturday’s deaths pushed the death toll due to virus in Jammu and Kashmir to 989.