No let up in Covid deaths in J&K as 67 more lose battle against virus


With 17 more deaths in last 24 hours, GMC Jammu continues to top the list of Corona related deaths in UT

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday witnessed 67 more Corona related deaths including 47 in Jammu division.

What has been all the more worrisome is that Government Mefical College, Jammu, with 17 people losing battle against Covid, continued to report the highest number of deaths across the UT. 

With this, the total nunber of deaths in IT since the beginning of the pandemic last year rose to 3,422. Of these, Jammu had 1,612 deaths and Kashmir 1,810.

The UT also had 4,169 new cases of Coronavirus including 1,518 in Jammu division and 2,651 in Kashmir. 

With this, the UT had a total of 2,60,057 positive cases so far. However, of these, only 50,554 were active positive as the remaining others had recovered.