Kashmir Indepth

COVID-19: J-K Reports Two More Deaths In A Day, Toll 59


Srinagar, June 14 (KINS): The Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday reported two more deaths due to the COVID-19 virus.

An official told news agency KINS that on Sunday two more persons lost their lives due to COVID-19 in Jammu and Kashmir. He said a 69-year-old man from Gandhi Nagar died at Government Medical College Jammu, sixteen days after he had tested positive for novel coronavirus, while another patient an elderly man from north Kashmir’s Kupwara district died at chest disease hospital Srinagar.

Dr Salim Tak, medical superintendent CD hospital also confirmed the fresh death to news agency KINS and a known case of chronic kidney disease. He was shifted from SMHS hospital yesterday. He was already positive for the covid-19,”.

Pertinently, Kashmir on Saturday witnessed four deaths due to Covid-19 pandemic include a retired doctor from Parrypora, Srinagar who died at JVC Bemina and a 60-year-old resident from Shopian district of South Kashmir, who breathed his last at SMHS hospital Srinagar, a 60-year-old man from Nowgam Srinagar and a 75 year old man from Kant Bagh Baramula.

With these two fresh deaths, the toll in the union territory of Jammu and Kashmir now stands at 59, Seven from Jammu, and 52 from Valley.(KINS)

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