COVID-19 Claims 18 More Lives In J&K, Toll 1044

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir reported eighteen more COVID-19 related deaths in the last 24 hours, taking its fatality count 1044.

CRPF officer who died of COVID-19 being cremated in Srinagar on Tuesday, September 22, 2020. KL Image by Bilal Bahadur

Among the victims, official sources told news agency GNS that, nine each belonged to Jammu and Kashmir divisions.

They said a 68-year-old woman from Pattan Baramulla died at SKIMS Soura, 11 days after admitted to the tertiary care hospital.

They said an 82-year-old woman from Takiyabal Sopore died at the SKIMS hospital, 12 days after he was admitted.

Also, a 75-year-old man from Magam Budgam who was admitted to the hospital on September 19 also died at the hospital, they said.

Also, they said, a 75-year-old man from Ramban died four days after he was admitted to the hospital, they said.

They said that a 65-year-old man from Kralapora Kupwara, admitted with bilateral Community-Acquired Pneumonia died a day he was admitted at a hospital here.

Also, a 60-year-old man from Qamerwari who was admitted with bilateral CAP on September 15 died at SMHS hospital, they said.

A 55-year-old man from Alochi Bagh Srinagar died nine days after he was admitted to CD hospital, one of the exclusive facilities for the management of the COVID-19.

Among others, the other victims include a 60-year-old woman from Ghandhinagar Jammu, a 75-year-old woman from Talab Tillo, a 60-year-old man from Purani Madhi and an 80-year-old from Ghandinagar.


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