7 die in Valley, 258 test +ve

Excelsior Correspondent

SRINAGAR, Oct 19 : Kashmir reported seven more COVID-19 related deaths today, taking its overall Coronavirus death toll to 1391 while 258 people tested COVID positive in the Valley taking the number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 88,369.
Kulgam reported two deaths and Srinagar, Pulwama, Bandipora, Shopian and Anantnag one each.
Those who died in Kashmir include a 77-year-old woman from Bandipora, who died  13 days after being admitted to the SKIMS Soura hospital; and a 70-year-old man from Pampore in district Pulwama who died at CD hospital, three days after he was admitted there.
With these deaths, the fatality count has reached 931 in Valley.
Srinagar district with 333 deaths topped the list followed by Baramulla 135, Budgam 90, Pulwama 78, Kupwara 71, Anantnag 71, Kulgam 45, Bandipora 43, Shopian 34 and  Ganderbal 30.
And Kashmir reported 258 fresh COVID cases today taking the number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 88,369.
Among these Srinagar reported 112 cases, Budgam 16, Baramulla 38, Pulwama 19, Kupwara 18, Anantnag 26, Bandipora 19, Ganderbal 4, Kulgam 2 and Shopian 4.
The total number of positive cases in Kashmir division have reached 52,954 including 46,901 recoveries and 9228 deaths.
As per officials figures, 17,809 positive cases including 333 deaths and 15,699 recoveries are from Srinagar, 5,253 including 90 deaths and 5,169 recoveries are from Budgam, 5,253 including 3,823 recoveries and 135 deaths are from Baramulla, 4,433 including 4,076 recoveries and 77 deaths are from Pulwama, 4,094 including 71 deaths and 3,711 recoveries are from Kupwara, 3,999 including 3,575 recoveries and 71 deaths are from Anantnag, 3,865 cases including 3,543 and 42 deaths are from Bandipora, 3,319 including 3,037 recoveries and 30 deaths are from Ganderbal, 2,397 including 2,269 recoveries and 45 deaths are from Kulgam and 2,122 including 1,999 recoveries and 34 deaths are from Shopian.
Moreover, they said, 781 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and were discharged from various hospitals including 364 from Kashmir valley.
With 781 more recoveries, the tally of total recoveries in Jammu and Kashmir has reached 78,667 which is 89.02 percent of the total cases.