Covid-19: 5 deaths in a day in J&K, toll 101


Straight Line News Network

Jammu, June 30: The death toll due to novel-Coronavirus mounted to 101 in Jammu and Kashmir as five patients died in a day due to the deadly virus on Tuesday, officials said.

The five patients, who died in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday include a 65-year old man from Qamarwari Srinagar, 23-year-old youth from Shopian, 55-year-old man from Bhaghat Srinagar, 52-year-old man from Baramulla and 85-year- old woman from Kathua.

Officials said that among five patients who died on Tuesday, two died at CD hospital,  one at SMHS, one at JVC Bemina and one at GMC  Jammu.

Dr Nazir Choudhary Medical Superintendent at SMHS told a news agency that 65-year-old man from Qamarwari, who was admitted at SMHS on Monday as a patient of bilateral pneumonia and was tested positive few hours after his death. Dr Saleem Tak, Medical Superintendent CD hospital said that a 23-year-old youth from Shopian who was shifted from SMHS on June 29th after he was tested positive for COVID-19, died at the hospital. He said the patient was admitted with severe head injury and died today.

With five more deaths in a day, the death toll due to COVID-19 has reached to 101 in J&K including 89 from Kashmir and 12 from Jammu division.


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