2nd Covid-19 Death In A Day In Kashmir, J&K Toll 15



Health workers carry a body of Covid-19 deceased at CD hospital Srinagar. KO Photo: Abid Bhat

65-year-old woman from Kulgam dies at CD Hospital

Srinagar- Kashmir valley witnessed a second death in a single day due to Covid-19 infection on Monday as a 65-year-old woman from Kulgam died at the CD hospital, health officials said.

Nodal Officer for Coronavirus at SMHS Hospital Dr Saleem Khan said that an elderly woman from Souch area of Kulgam district who tested positive for covid-19 on Monday morning died due to cardiac arrest at CD Hospital.

He said that the patient was admitted in Surgical ICU in SMHS Hospital as a case of Sub dural haemorrhage (SDH)  and was shifted to CD Hospital after her reports came positive today.

Earlier,a 75-year-old man from Hillar area of Kokernag area of Anantnag died at the CD hospital.

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The deaths come a day after a 29-year-old woman with underlying ailments died at the CD hospital here. She was the youngest victim of the dreaded disease in J&K so far.

With the latest fatality, 15 persons have died due to the disease so far in Jammu and Kashmir—13 of them in Kashmir and two in the Jammu division.

The Srinagar district has reported 5 of the deaths, highest in any district, followed by Baramulla (3), 2 in Anantnag while one each has been reported in Bandipora, Budgam, Kulgam, Udhampur, and Jammu.


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