Srinagar, Aug 25: Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday recorded another spike in COVID 19 deaths on Tuesday with the virus claiming 19 lives in the Union Territory. With fresh 19 deaths, the death toll has mounted to 655 in the UT while death toll in Kashmir Valley alone has crossed 600-mark.
Officials told news agency that 18 patients who died in last 24 hours include a 52-year-old man from Anchar Soura, a 46-year-old male from Sumbal Bandipora, a 45-year-old CRPF man from 162 BN Humhama, a 68-year-old woman from Shalimar, a 40-year-old woman from Kachan Ganderbal, a 66-year-old woman from Monghall Anantnag, a 95-year-old man from Kawdara Srinagar, a 62-year-old male from Rawalpora Srinagar, a 50-year-old woman from Maisuma Srinagar, a 55-year-old man from Shallagam Tangmarg, a 60-year-old man from Khan Sahib Budgam, a 55-year-old woman from Rathsun Beerwah Budgam, a 70-year-old man from Kupwara, an 86-year-old man from Saffapora Ganderbal, an 80-year-old woman from Achgoza Pulwama, an 80-year-old woman from Shahabad Tral, a 53-year-old patient from Bakshi Nagar Jammu, a 63-year-old man from Jammu and a 43-year-old patient from Billawar area of Kathua.
An official from SKIMS Soura said that a 45-year-old CRPF man from 162 battalion CRPF Humhama, who was admitted on 19 August, died on Tuesday.
He added that a patient from Anchar Soura who was admitted on 15 August, a patient from Sumbal Bandipora who was admitted on 20 August, a patient from Kachan Ganderbal who was admitted on 22 August and a patient from Monghall Anantnag who was admitted on 20 August died on Tuesday.
An official from CD hospital Srinagar said that a patient from Kawdara Srinagar who was admitted on 21 August and a patient from Rawalpora Srinagar who was admitted on 22 August died on Tuesday.
An official from SMHS said that a patient from Maisuma Srinagar who was admitted on 17 August, a patient from Shalimar who was admitted on August 22, a patient from Shallagam Tangmarg who was admitted in 19 August, a patient from Khan Sahib Budgam who was admitted few days before, a patient from Rathsuna who was admitted on 23 August and a patient from Kupwara who was admitted on 10 August died on Tuesday.
An official from JVC SKIMS Srinagar said that a patient from Dalgate Srinagar who was admitted on 22 August died on Tuesday.
An official from district hospital Pulwama said that a patient from Achgoza Pulwama and a patient from Shahabad Tral who was admitted on 24 August died on Tuesday.
An official from GMC Jammu said that two patients from Bakshi Nagar area of Jammu district died at GMC Jammu in the last 24 hours.
An official from GMC Kathua told news agency that a patient from Billawar Tehsil of Kuthua who was suffering from multiple ailments and was undergoing treatment at GMC Kathua died on Tuesday With 19 more deaths, the death toll in Jammu and Kashmir has reached to 655 including 605 from Kashmir division and 50 from Jammu division.