COVID-19 claims another life at SKIMS, tally jumps to 17 in J&K


SRINAGAR: A day after Jammu and Kashmir recorded three Covid deaths in a single day, a 55-year-old COVID-19 positive with Cancer history, died at Sher Kashmir Institute of Medical (SKIMS) Soura on Tuesday morning.

With the fresh death, the total number of Covid deaths in J&K have reached 17, of which 15 are from  Kashmir and two from Jammu region.

Medical Superintendent SKIMS Soura Dr Farooq Jan told News Agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), that a 55‐year-old, COVID-19 positive patient from  Rafiabad, who was Covid positive, died of a cardiac arrest. He said the patient was admitted to hospital for some time now.

Yesterday, J&K recorded three Covid deaths all from South Kashmir that included two elderly men and a women with Cancer history.


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