Woman Among 15 New Covid Deaths, JK Toll 1148

SRINAGAR: A 24-year-old woman was among fifteen persons who died due to Covid-19 in Jammu and Kashmir in last 24 hours, officials said on Monday.

Grave diggers making preparations to receive the coffin of Kashmir’s sixth Coronavirus victim. KL Image by BIlal Bahadur

They said the eleven victims belonged to Jammu and four to Kashmir Valley—two from Pulwama and one each from Bandipora and Shopian respectively.

Regarding Jammu, they said, seven of those who succumbed to the virus were residents of Jammu district and one each from Udhampur, Doda, Samb and Ramban.

Among the victims include a 24-year-old woman from Roop Nagar Jammu, a 62-year-old man from Simlar Camp Jammu, a 60-year-old woman from Kuajwari Jammu, a 60-year-old man from Narwal Kasim Naga and a 61-year-old woman from Ustad Mohalla Jammu.

Among others, those who died in Kashmir Valley included a 60-year-old man from Tral Pulwama who died at SKIMS Soura.

Also, a doctor at SKIMS Soura told GNS, a 55-year-old man from Bongam Shopian died at the tertiary care hospital, eight days after he was admitted and diagnosed with Covid pneumonia with respiratory failure. “He died due to cardiopulmonary arrest,” the doctor said.

With these deaths, 1148 people have died due to Covid-19 including 827 from Kashmir Valley and 320 from Jammu division.


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