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11 more succumb to Covid in J&K, total death toll pushes past 2200

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Jammu and Kashmir reported 11 more covid-19 related deaths since overnight as fatality count due to the virus crossed 2200 mark with over 200 of them added this month alone, officials said on Wednesday.

They said eight deaths were reported from Kashmir and three from Jammu division, taking the fatality count to 2208; 846 in Jammu and 1362 in the Valley. J&K has reported 210 deaths in April so far and include 109 from Jammu division and 101 from the Valley.

Regarding fresh fatalities, officials told GNS that an 82-year-old from Kishtawar, Asarabad who was admitted in a hospital on 24 April with bilateral CAP died last night.

An 85-year-old man from Gori Mohalla Brein Nishat also died last night at SKIMS Soura, they said.

Two persons aged 70 and 65 years respectively from Tangmarg and Kunzer also died at SKIMS Soura, they said.

Two more elderly persons from Hawal and Zakura also died due to the virus, they said.

Three deaths were reported at GMC Anantnag and the victims include a 65-year-old from Hiller, 69-year-old from KP Road, and 63-year-old man from Anantnag, they said.

Two women; 60-year-old and 63-year-old respectively, died at GMC Jammu since last night, they added. (GNS)

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