Five more patients who tested positive for COVID-19 died on Saturday, taking the total number of deaths in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir to 305. Officials told the news agency that five patients who died include a 70-year-old woman from Safa Kadal, Srinagar, a 60-year-old man from Peerbagh, Srinagar, a 75-year-old man from Rawal pora, Srinagar, a 48-year-old woman from Kantbagh, Baramulla and a 72-year-old man from Brain Nishat.
An official from SMHS said that a 70-year-old woman from Safa Kadal who was admitted on 20 July with bilateral pneumonia died on Saturday. An official from SKIMS said that a 60-year old man from Peerbagh who was admitted on 18 July died on Saturday. He further added that a 75-year-old man from Hakeembagh Rawalpora who was admitted on 18 July after testing positive for Covid-19 died on Saturday.
He said that the patient was suffering from ARDS, pneumonia and other ailments. “A 48-year-old woman from Kantbagh Baramulla who was admitted on 22 July with ADRS, thyroid and other ailments after testing positive for COVID-19 died on Saturday,” He further added that a 72-year-old man from Brain Nishat who was admitted on 20 July with multiple ailments died at SKIMS on Saturday afternoon. With five more deaths, the death toll related to COVID-19 has reached to 305 in J&K including 283 from Kashmir division and 22 from Jammu division—(KNO)