Srinagar, June 25(KINS) : Jammu and Kashmir reported three more fresh deaths due to COVID-19 on Thursday, taking the fatality count due to the virus in J&K to 91.
Medical Superintendent SMHS hospital Dr Nazir Choudhary told Kashmir Indepth News Service (KINS) that a 75-year-old man from Mehjoor Nagar was admitted on June 22. His swab sample was taken at 11 p.m. on June 22 while he died at wee hours on June 23. He however, said his report turned positive for the covid-19 on Thursday.
Medical Superintendent SKIMS Professor Farooq Jan told news agency KINS, One COVID-19 positive patient a 65 year old woman Of NasrullahPora Budgam died this evening with cause of death being cardiopulmonary arrest. He said patient was admitted on 13/06/20 as Covid-19 positive patient. Professor Jan said patient was known case of HTN ,CKD STAGE III, with Sheehans syndrome and was admitted through emergency and then shifted to isolation after patient came out positive on 14.
Earlier this day, a 57-year-old man from Poonch became victim of this deadly virus and died at GMC Jammu.
With three fresh deaths, the death toll of COVID- 19 infected persons in J&K has reached 91 which includes 80 from Kashmir and 11 from Jammu division.
Srinagar district with 22 deaths has the highest fatalities followed by Baramulla 13, Kulgam (11), Shopian (10), Jammu (7), seven in Budgam, six Anantnag, Kupwara (5), Pulwama (four) while one death each has been reported from Bandipora, Poonch, Doda, Udhampur and Rajouri.(KINS)