Srinagar- A 12-year-old specially-abled girl was among twenty people who succumbed to the covid-19 in the last 24 hours in Jammu and Kashmir, taking the fatality count to 3759, officials said on Friday.
Among the victims, they said, eight belonged to various parts of Jammu division and 12 to Kashmir Valley, according to news agency GNS.
They said that the minor girl and a 55-year-old man died at the GMC Baramulla where they were admitted.
They said a 75-year-old man from HMT Srinagar, admitted to SMHS on May 26, died at the hospital, they said.
They said a 55-year-old woman from Fateh Kadal died at SMHS hospital, a week after she was admitted there.
A 55-year-old man from Khudpore Budgam died fortnight after his admission to hospital, they said.
A 65-year-old man from Bemina Srinagar died at SKIMS Bemina, 26 days after he was admitted there, the officials said.
A 66-year-old man from Tarathpora Villgam died at District Hospital Baramulla, three days after he was admitted there, they said.
A 61-year-old man from Bemina who was admitted to SMHS hospital on May 17 died at the facility, they said.
A man from Sarnal, a woman from Akad, a man from Matipora and a man from Khanabal died at GMC Anantnag, they said.
Among others, the victims from Jammu division include a 36-year-old man from Nihalpur Simbal, a 70-year-old woman from Gadigarh, a 65-year-old man from R.S Pura, a 58-year-old man from Udhampur besides two others who were brought dead— a 56-year-old from Ramgarh and 68-year-old from Chatha Old Satwari Jammu.
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