Surge in Coorona deaths continue, 4 more die in J&K, toll 143

KT NEWS SERVICE. Dated: 7/8/2020 1:50:02 AM

#Raj Bhawan staffer, 26 CRPF men, 6 army men, BSF jawan among 256 new positive cases, tally 8,931 #Sunderbani declared as Red zone, DM Jammu made mandatory to wear mask

JAMMU, July 7: Four more deaths related to Covid-19 were reported in Kashmir valley on Tuesday, taking the toll of total deaths to 143 in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.
official told that four deaths included a 60-year-old woman from Kunzar, Baramulla, a 78-year-old lady from Khrew Pulwama and 65-year-old woman Noor Bagh.
Dr Saleem Tak, Medical Superintendent at CD hospital said that a woman from Kunzar who was admitted on July 03 and was kept on ventilator died at CD hospital.
He said that the patient was suffering from multiple ailments including COPD and pneumonia.
Meanwhile, a senior doctor at SMHS said that the 78-year-old woman from Khrew Pulwama who was admitted at SMHS and tested positive for Covid-19 died today. He said that the woman was tested positive a few hours after her death.
Tehsildar Pampore Ishtiyaq Mohiuudin also confirmed to that an elderly woman from Khrew area of Pampore died at SMHS and was tested positive for COVID19.
Meanwhile, Dr. Nazir Choudary said that a 65-year-old woman from Noor Bagh, Srinagar who was admitted in triage ward of SMHS was suffering from multiple ailments. He said that the woman tested positive after her death.
With three more deaths, the toll in Jammu and Kashmir has reached to 143 including 129 from Kashmir and 14 from Jammu division.
However, sources informed Raj Bhawan senior staffer recently returned from Srinagar has been tested positive. He is admitted in the COVID-19 dedicated Hospital Gandhi nagar here
Sources also informed contact tracing has begun in Raj Bhawan Srinagar as well in Jammu to identify the persons came in contact with the said senior officer.
Mesnwhile, in order to contain further transmission of COVID-19 in Sunderbani from where 3 stray cases reported today, the District Magistrate Rajouri has been declared Sunderbani as Red Zone. Aggressive contact tracing & testing will be done. All are requested to Stay Home, Stay Safe. Cooperate, Come forward & disclose contact history.
In Poonch, 6 army personnel and one from BSF, among 7 found positive. All with recent travel history and were already in quarantine. Total cases 132 now with 114 recoveries, 17 active cases and one death.
As per reports 101 positive cases found in SKIMS. Out 2574 samples tested today 20 CRPF men among 101 found positive.
However, one person reported Covid positive from Bakshi Colony RS Pura. He has been admitted in CD hospital Jammu.
As per the District Magistrate Jammu, it is mandatory for everybody to wear mask when people come out in the bazaars or offices.
In order to check violation, Addirional Deputy commissioner Jammu conducted checking in different bazaars in Jammu and impose fine on those shopkeepers, people violating rule and not wearing mask.
The Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday reported 256 covid-19 infections, taking the number of cases to 8931 in J&K.
The new cases 74 from Jammu division and 182 from Kashmir Valley included at least 29 paramilitary CRPF and SSB men besides eight men from Beacon (109 RCC Kupwara) and minor who tests returned positive at SKIMS lab.
Giving district-wise breakup of the cases, officials said Srinagar reported 61, Baramulla 30, Rajouri 20, Kupwara 18, 16 each in Kulgam and Pulwama, Ganderbal 14, Doda 13, ten each in Budgam and Kishtwar, Jammu 12, eight each in Anantnag and Bandipora, Poonch seven, Kathua six, two each in Udhampur, Samba and Ramban and Shopian one.
Dr. G H Yatoo, Nodal Officer Coronavirus Control Measures at SKIMS Soura told that out of the total samples which were processed at the viral diagnostic laboratory of the hospital, 101 returned positive for the virus.
Professor Farooq Jan, Medical Superintendent SKIMS Soura, told they include 20 from CRPF Battalions, 15 from Kulgam, 14 from Pulwama, 11 each from Budgam and Srinagar, eight each from Bandipora and Kupwara, six from Anantnag, five from Baramulla, two from Ganderbal and one from Shopian.
The cases from Anantnag include three females (62, 52, 24) from Lazibal, female (52) from Nai Basti,
male (62) from Anantnag and Male (38) from Hardu Toru while Bandipora ones include male (62) from Ward-6, two males (34, 32) from Dawar, male (38) from Naidkhai, three males (52, 42, 26) from Gundjahangeer and male (51) from Nadihal.
The Baramulla cases include male (30) from Seer Sopore , male (65) from Rafiabad, male (62) from Baramulla, female (60) from Uri and male (22) from Pattan while those from Budgam are Male (28) from Indigo Airport , female (29) from Durbal , two male (17, 47) from Aarath , male (11) and two females (29, 60) from Kawoosa Magam , male (50) from Check Wanihama, female (65) from Malpopra Khag, male (52) from Jawalapora and male (34) from Krimshore Budgam.
The 20 from CRPF Battalions are (44, 45, 49, 37, 36, 33, 30, 32, 33, 25, 50, 36, 28, 32, 28, 25, 26, 48, 40, 40) from 54 Bn Nishat Srinagar.
The cases from Kulgam include male (37) from Tamil, male (40) from Ladgoo, male (48) and 01 female (65) from Kanipora, male (30) from Larroo, six males (55, 52, 58, 55, 48, 40) from Hq/18 Bn Kulgam, female (70) from Takipora Kulgam , male (42) from Matibugh Kulgam besides male (58) and female (17) from Kulgam.
The cases from Kupwara include men (43, 40, 45, 49, 46, 49, 40, 40) from 109 RCC Kupwara while those from Pulwama male (30) from Murran Pulwama, female (38) from Sirnoo , male (50) from Wanpora, male (40) from Nikas, two females (55, 56) and male (65) from Chandgam, female (25) from Bra Bandina, male (75) from Malpora, male (52) from Karimabad, three males (27, 28, 30) from SSB Bajwani and male (04) from Pulwama.
The cases from Srinagar included Male (70) from Ellahibagh, male (56) from Buchpora, male (18) and female (16) from Ahmad Nagar , male (32) from Rainawar, two male (27, 23) from Batamaloo, male (20) from Chattabal, female (56) from Shalimar , male (28) from Noorbagh and male (48) from Barbershah while Shopian case female (45) and Ganderbal cases include female (31) from Girat and female (30) from Tulmulla Ganderbal.
Dr Riyaz Untoo, Principal SKIMS Bemina, told that out of 695 samples processed at the hospital’s lab, 6 tested positive for COVID-19, all from Srinagar including female (70) from Bemina, female (29) from Padshahi Bagh, female (35) Qamarwari, female (32) from Hyderpora, female (33) from Raj bag And male (84) from Soura.
Meanwhile, 81 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and were discharged from various hospitals 22 from Jammu and 59 from Kashmir.



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