Coronavirus positive patient dies in Kashmir - GulfToday

Coronavirus positive patient dies in Kashmir


Kashmiri students who were studying in a medical college sit in a bus. AFP

A 70-year-old COVID-19 patient died at JVC SKIMS Hospital on Friday taking the toll of corona deaths in J&K to five, officials said.

Medical superintendent JVC SKIIMS hospital Dr Shafa Deva told reporters that the patient was admitted to the hospital on April 2.

"He was COVID-19 positive and had several other underlying health conditions like hypertension and pneumonia," she said.

The death toll due to COVID-19 has now risen to five in J&K. Four among those belong to the Kashmir valley and one is from the Jammu region.

314 COVID-19 cases have been reported in J&K till Thursday including 54 from the Jammu region and 260 from the Kashmir valley.

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