Covid-19 2nd Wave: 16 Patients Succumb Since Last Night In J&K

SRINAGAR: Officials said on Tuesday that at least sixteen more people died from COVID-19 in Jammu and Kashmir overnight, including a twenty-year-old girl and two women aged 47 to 55.

They said the twenty-year-old was a resident of Tral Pulwama and died a week after she was admitted to SKIMS Soura.

A 55-year-old woman from Qazigund Anantnag died three days after she was admitted to SKIMS Soura, they said.

A 65-year-old man from Habak Srinagar died eight days after he was admitted to SKIMS Soura, they said. An 80-year-old man from Damhal, diagnosed with “HTN DM, COVID+, ARF”, was declared brought dead at GMC Anantnag at around 8:45 a.m. today, they said.

A 75-year-old man from Zainpora died a day after he was admitted to GMC Anantnag after being diagnosed with “HTN t2DM and covid positive”, they said.

According to reports from Kupwara, a 65-year-old Amrooi Karnah woman died at JLNM Hospital Rainawari here, while a 47-year-old Suleman Tanghdar died at SMHS hospital.

A 62-year-old woman from Bagh-i-Mehtab Srinagar also died at JLNM Rainawari, one among the exclusive facilities for the management of the COVID-19 patients in Kashmir Valley. One more patient died at SKIMS Soura while seven fatalities were reported from hospitals in Jammu mainly GMC Jammu, they said.

They added that the total number of fatalities in J-K now stands at 2188. (GNS)


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