SRINAGAR: A 32-year-old man was among six persons who succumbed to COVID-19 in Jammu and Kashmir since Monday evening, officials said.

Quoting officials news agency GNS reported that three deaths were reported from Jammu division and as many from Kashmir valley, taking the death toll due to the infection so far to 4107.

The 32-year-old man was from Ramnagar Jammu and died at GMC Jammu where two more patients succumbed to the infection since Monday evening.

A 60-year-old woman from Newa Pulwama died at SKIMS Soura, less than two days after she was admitted to the tertiary care hospital.

A 65-year-old woman from Hassanpora Anantnag died at GMC Anantnag, 11 days after she was admitted to the facility.

A 75-year-old woman from Chichipora Anantnag also died at the same facility, 18 days after she was admitted there.

Lately, there has been decrease in both the number of daily fresh cases and deaths in Jammu and Kashmir. So far 190 people have died this month while over 10,000 cases have been added to the overall tally. On Tuesday, J&K reported 1184 fresh cases while 11 people succumbed to the virus.

Last month was the deadliest as J&K recorded 1625 COVID-19 deaths. The fatalities in these 31 days accounted for 41.59% of the total deaths reported in J&K so far, since March last year. Also, 114359 infections were added to the overall tally during May.


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