2 senior police officers among 131 test +ve

2 die in Valley

Excelsior Correspondent

SRINAGAR, Dec 29: Two persons died of COVID in Kashmir while two senior police officers were among 131 who tested positive.
Those who died include a 63-year-old man from Rawalpora Srinagar and a 40-year-old man from Gujarat, presently living in Bemina Srinagar.
With these deaths, the total fatality count in J&K has reached 1879 including 1185 in the Valley.
Srinagar district with 449 deaths topped the list followed by Baramulla 171, Budgam 108, Kupwara 91, Pulwama 88, Anantnag 83, Bandipora 60, Kulgam 53 and Ganderbal 43.
And two senior police officers were among 131 who tested positive in Valley taking the tally of positive cases in J&K to 120,527. However, the senior cop is performing his duty as usual despite isolating himself.
Among those who tested positive in Kashmir include 69 from Srinagar, 6 from Baramulla, 15 from Budgam, 4 from Kupwara,   21 from Pulwama, 5 from Anantnag, 3 from Bandipora, 3 from Ganderbal, 1 from Kulgam and 4 from Shopian.
As per officials figures, 25,216 positive cases including 449 deaths and 24,213 recoveries are from Srinagar, 7,931 including 172 deaths and 7,635 recoveries are from Baramulla, 7,582 including 7,308 recoveries and 108 deaths are from Budgam, 5,517 including 5,294 recoveries and 91 deaths are from Kupwara, 5,531 including 88 deaths and 5,263 recoveries are from Pulwama, 4,774 including 4,591 recoveries and 83 deaths are from Anantnag, 4,640 cases including 4,526 and 60 deaths are from Bandipora, 4,459 including 4,316 recoveries and 43 deaths are from Ganderbal, 2,657 including 2,536 recoveries and 53 deaths are from Kulgam and 2,493  including 2,364 recoveries and 38 deaths are from Shopian.
The total number of cases in Kashmir division have reached 70,800 including 68,046 recoveries and 1,185 deaths.
The active cases in Jammu and Kashmir are 3,088 including 1,569 from Kashmir division.
With 299 more recoveries, the tally of total recoveries in Jammu and Kashmir has reached 115,560, which is 95.89 percent of the total cases.