3 Corona deaths each in Jammu, Ladakh; 177 new cases, 263 recover

15 fresh cases in Leh, 5 Kargil
Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU, Oct 25: Three persons including a woman died of COVID-19 in Jammu region today—one each in Jammu, Ramban and Rajouri districts—and 177 persons tested positive while 263 others recovered. The Union Territory of Ladakh also saw spurt in Corona deaths with three persons succumbing to the virus and 20 others testing positive.
A 70-year-old woman from Akhnoor, who was co-morbid and admitted in the Government Medical College (GMC) Jammu since 17th October died today, Medical Superintendent Dr Dara Singh said, adding she had tested positive for Coronavirus during the treatment.
A 65-year-old man from Ramban, who was presently putting up in Jammu and was suffering from multiple ailments and was positive for pathogen also died in the same hospital where he was admitted since October 7.
A 62-year-old man from Thanna Mandi in Rajouri district, who was suffering from co-morbidities and Coronavirus, died in the GMC Jammu. He was admitted in the hospital for past one week.
With three deaths today, the Jammu region’s Corona toll has gone up to 478, the highest being 249 in Jammu district followed by 46 Rajouri, 44 Doda, 30 Kathua, 28 Udhampur, 25 Samba, 22 Poonch, 14 Kishtwar, 13 Ramban and seven in Reasi district.
The Union Territory of Ladakh also reported three casualties today, all in Leh district.
This was after a long time that three casualties have been recorded in a single day in the UT of Ladakh.
With this, Ladakh’s Corona toll has reached 71 and that of Leh district to 33. Thirty eight deaths have been reported from Kargil district.
Of 20 new Corona positive cases reported from Ladakh, 15 were from Leh and five in Kargil district.
Ladakh now has 5933 Corona cases-4098 in Leh and 1835 in Kargil. Of them, there are 736 active positives—593 in Leh and 143 in Kargil while 5126 patients have recovered—3472 Leh and 1654 Kargil.
Among 177 Corona positive cases reported today in Jammu region, 113 were from Jammu district followed by 16 Poonch, 12 Kishtwar, eight Samba, six each Rajouri and Kathua, five each Udhampur, Ramban and Doda and one in Reasi district.
Of 263 persons, who recovered from COVID-19 today, 130 belonged to Jammu district, 55 Poonch, 31 Rajouri, 20 Kishtwar, 15 Doda, 10 Kathua and two in Ramban district. Udhampur, Samba and Reasi districts didn’t report any Corona cases today.
Meanwhile, Corona cases in Jammu region have gone up to 36672. Of them, there are 2358 active positives while 33836 have recovered from the virus. There have been 478 casualties.