Srinagar- The death toll due to Covid-19 in Jammu and Kashmir rose to 36 as a woman from Srinagar tested positive for the novel coronavirus after her death, officials said on Friday.
The woman, a resident of Batamaloo area of the city, died at SHMS Hospital on Thursday and her samples came back positive for Covid-19, they said.
According to the officials, the woman was brought to the hospital on Thursday morning and had many underlying ailments, including pneumonia.
With the latest fatality, the death toll due to the virus in J&K has gone up to 36 – 32 in Kashmir, four in Jammu.
So far Srinagar district with nine deaths due to the virus has the highest fatalities, followed by seven in Baramulla, five in Anantnag,four in Kulgam, two each in Shopian, Budgam & Jammu while one death each has been reported in Bandipora, Kupwara Doda & Udhampur.
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