The Newsfeed

Covid-19 claims 4 more lives, J&K toll 1680

Nadeem Nadu

Srinagar, Nov 28:  A 48-year-old man was among four more people who died due to covid-19, taking the fatality count to 1680, officials said on Saturday.

The officials told GNS that two deaths each were reported from Kashmir Valley and Jammu region.

The deaths from Valley includes a 48-year-old man from Hardu Ichloo Baramulla and a 60-year-old man from Darend  Ganderbal. The victims from Jammu region included one each from the winter capital of the J&K and Doda district, they said.

With these deaths, the total fatality count in the Valley has reached 1099 and 581 in the Jammu region. Srinagar district with 416 deaths tops the list followed by Jammu (297), Baramulla (162), Budgam (100), Pulwama (86), Kupwara (82), Anantnag (78), Doda (56), Bandipora (50), Kulgam (50), Rajouri (49), Udhampur (47), Ganderbal (38), Shopian (37), Kathua (36), Samba (29), Poonch (22), Ramban (18), Kishtwar(16), and Reasi (9).


Support Ethical Journalism. Support The Dispatch

The Dispatch is a sincere effort in ethical journalism. Truth, Accuracy, Independence, Fairness, Impartiality, Humanity and Accountability are key elements of our editorial policy. But we are still not able to generate great stories, because we don’t have adequate resources. As more and more media falls into corporate and political control, informed citizens across the world are funding independent journalism initiatives. Here is your chance to support your local media startup and help independent journalism survive. Click the link below to make a payment of your choice and be a stakeholder in public spirited journalism


The Dispatch is present across a number of social media platforms. Subscribe to our YouTube channel for exciting videos; join us on Facebook, Intagram and Twitter for quick updates and discussions. We are also available on the Telegram. Follow us on Pinterest for thousands of pictures and graphics. We care to respond to text messages on WhatsApp at 8082480136 [No calls accepted]. To contribute an article or pitch a story idea, write to us at [email protected] |Click to know more about The Dispatch, our standards and policies