2 More Die Of Covid-19 in Kashmir, J&K Toll 93

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Srinagar- Two more Covid-19 positive patients died in Kashmir, taking the number of fatalities due to the disease in Jammu and Kashmir to 93, officials said on Saturday.

A 45-year-old woman Batengoo Khanabal area of south Kashmir passed away at SKIMS Soura hospital on Saturday, they said.

The woman was admitted to the hospital on Thursday with hypertension and other ailments.

She tested positive for the virus on Friday and was then shifted to COVID block of the hospital, they officials aid.
On Friday night, a 70-year-old woman from Sopore area of north Kashmir died at SMHS hospital, they said.

According to the officials, she was admitted to the hospital on Thursday and was suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and pneumonia.

Her sample was taken on Friday and it returned as positive after her death, they said.

With these fatalities, the death toll in J&K due to COVID-19 has reached 93 — 82 in Valley and 11 in Jammu division.

Srinagar, with 22 deaths tops the list of Covid-19 fatalities followed by 15 in Baramulla, 12 in Kulgam, 10 in Shopian, seven each in Budgam & Jammu, six in Anantnag, five in Kupwara, four in Pulwama and one each in Bandipora, Udhampur, Doda, Poonch and Rajouri districts.

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