Eleven more persons including a CRPF man died of COVID-19 in Jammu and Kashmir Thursday taking the number of people who died due to the virus in the UT to 363.
Officials said that the Eleven patients who died include a 75-year-old woman from Shivpora Srinagar, a 72-year-old man from Batamallo Srinagar, a 55-year-old CRPF man of 198 battalion, a 66-year-old woman from Keegam Shopian, a 55-year-old man from Humhama Budgam, a 70-year old lady woman from Delina Baramulla, a 75-year-old male from Kreeri Baramulla, a 75-year-old man from Maldera Shopian, a 52-year-old woman from Ashajipora Anantnag, a 64-year-old man from Hajin Bandipora and a 60-year-old man Nawa Kadal Srinagar.
An official from SKIMS said that a 75-year-old woman from Shivpora, Srinagar who was admitted on 26 July, died in the morning. He said that a 72-year-old man from Batamaloo Srinagar, who was admitted on 21 July also died today. They were tested positive for the Covid-19
The official further said that a CRPF man who had tested positive and was posted with the 198 battalion passed away in SKIMS Soura in the morning. He added that a 52-year-old woman from Ashajipora who was admitted on 29 July and was tested positive after her death on Thursday.
Regarding a patient from Nawa Kadal Srinagar, he said that patient was admitted on 18 July and expired on Thursday afternoon. “He had tested positive for the virus too,” the official said.
An official from CD hospital said that a 66-year-old woman from Keegam Shopian who was admitted on 26 July died on Thursday.
He further added that a 58-year-old man from Humhama Budgam who was admitted on 22 July also died on Thursday.
An official from SMHS said that an elderly man from Hajin Bandipora who was admitted on 25 July with bilateral pneumonia died on Thursday.
An official from GMC Baramulla told that a 70-year-old man from Delina Baramulla who was admitted on 26 July with bilateral Pneumonia died on Wednesday evening.
He added that a 75-year-old man from Kreeri Baramulla who was admitted on 28 July died on Wednesday evening.
An official from District Hospital Anantnag said that a 75-year-old man from Maldera Shopian who was admitted at District hospital Pulwama a few days before with chest infection died on Thursday. All the deceased had tested positive for the Coronavirus, officials said.
With Eleven fresh deaths, the death toll in J&K has reached to 363 including 338 from Kashmir division and 25 from Jammu division. (KNO)