Covid-19 claims 20 more lives in J&K

Covid-19 claims 20 more lives in J&K


Srinagar, Sept 23: Jammu and Kashmir reported twenty more covid-19 related deaths, taking the fatality count 1064. Those who succumbed to the virus include five from Kashmir Valley and remaining from Jammu division.

Among the victims from Jammu include a 55-year-old Paloura Jammu, a 70-year-old from Gorkha Nagar, a 42-year-old from Akhnoor, an 82-year-old man from Flora Nagban and a 54-year-old from Jaggti Jammu.

Two among victims succumbed at SKIMS Soura including a 75-year-old woman from Baderwah who was admitted to the tertiary care hospital two days ago. “The patient was diagnosed with hypertension, T2DM severe COVID pneumonia, and died due to cardiopulmonary arrest,” a doctor at the hospital told GNS.

A 55-year-old woman from Ramban who was diagnosed with “Intestinal obstruction with severe COVID pneumonia” also died due to cardiopulmonary arrest, the doctor added.

Regarding the deaths from Valley, they said, a 57-year-old man from Kupwara died at SMHS hospital, nine days after he was admitted.

They said an 82-year-old man from Chandpora Harwan died at SKIMS Bemina, one of the exclusive facilities for the management of the covid-19 patients.

They said an 82-year-old man from Peerbagh Srinagar died, seven days after he was admitted at a hospital here. (GNS)


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