SRINAGAR, MAY 18: The union territory of Jammu and Kashmir recorded at least thirty six fresh deaths related to Covid-19 since the last night, taking the total number of deaths to 3,258.
Among the fresh fatalities 18 were reported from Kashmir division and 18 from Jammu division.
An official told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), that the patients who died include 55-year-old woman from Noorbagh Palpora, 85-year-old woman from Bemina, 50-year-old woman from Shopian, 70-year-old woman from Chanapora, 65-year-old woman from Baghat, 75-year-old woman from Hawal, 75-year-old woman from Rawalpora, 72-year-old woman from Bulbul Bagh Srinagar, 60-year-old woman from Inder Pulwama, 78-year-old woman from Kheribal Mattan, 65-year-old man from Wakura, and 75-year-old man from Ganderbal, 65-year-old woman from Azad Gunj, 80-year-old woman from Pattan Baramulla, 55-year-old woman from Kralpora Kupwara, 80-year-old male from Khidam and 55-year-old woman from Pushwara Anantnag.
He said that five deaths were reported at SMHS Hospital Srinagar, two at JLNM Hospital and one death was reported at CD Hospital Dalgate since the last night.
He added that two deaths each were reported from GMC Anantnag and DH Ganderbal, while one death each from JVC Bemina, DH Pulwama and CHC Bijbehara.
“One death was reported at Indoor Stadium Covid-19 centre Baramulla, one death was reported from CHC Kupwara, while one patient from Pattan died at home due to the Covid-19 complications,” he said.
The official said that five deaths were reported from GMC Rajouri and thirteen others died in different hospitals in Jammu since the last night.
With 36 fresh COVID-19 fatalities, the death toll related to Covid-19 in Jammu and Kashmir has climbed to 3,258 including 1,511 from Jammu division and 1,747 from Kashmir division—(KNO)