Srinagar: A 65-year-old Covid-19 patient from South Kashmir’s Pulwama district died at a hospital here, taking the number of fatalities due to the novel Coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir to 84, officials said on Monday.
The patient, hailing from Kakapora area of Pulwama, was suffering from bilateral pneumonia, hypertension and diabetes. He died at the SMHS hospital here on Sunday night, the officials said.
“His COVID-19 test results came positive on Monday morning,” they added.
With this fatality, the death toll due to the pathogen has risen in Jammu and Kashmir to 84— 74 in Valley and 10 in Jammu division.
Srinagar, with 19 deaths tops the list of Covid-19 fatalities followed by 14 in Baramulla, 10 in Shopian, nine in Kulgam, seven in Jammu, six in Budgam, five each in Anantnag & Kupwara, four in Pulwama and one each in Bandipora, Udhampur, Doda and Rajouri districts.
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