SRINAGAR — At least seventeen patients, who were tested positive for COVID-19, died in Kashmir division since last night, taking the total fatalities count in Jammu and Kashmir to 2,579.
Quoting an official, KNO reported that the patients who died include 68-year-old man from Mallabagh, 65-year-old and 60-year-old man from Ellahi-Bagh, 80-year-old man from Safapora Ganderbal, 60-year-old man from Dalgate, 78-year-old from Anantnag, 80-year-old man from Dalgate, 60-year-old man from Nowpora, 55-year-old woman from Boniyar, 68-year-old man from Makhdoom Sahib Hawal, 70-year-old man from Babhara Pulwama, 80-year-old woman from Pinglish Tral, 80-year-old from Pulwama, 75-year-old man from Sumbal Bandipora, 70-year-old man from Nai Basti Anantnag and two more from Anantnag district.
The official said that the 68-year-old from Malla Bagh, 65-year-old man and 60-year-old man from Ellahi-Bagh, 80-year-old man from Safapora, 55 woman from Boniyar and 68-year-old man from Makhdoom Sahib Hawal dies at Sher-e-Kashmir Institute Of Medical Sciences Soura days after testing positive for COVID-19.
He added that the 60-year-old man from Dalgate died at SMHS Hospital, where as, 78-year-old man from Rambail Pora Anantnag died at CD Hospital Dalgate.
The 80-year-old man from Dalgate and 60-year-old man from Nowpora died at JLNM Hospital Rainawari during the intervening night of Thursday-Friday.
He further added that the 70-year-old man from Babhara, 80-year-old woman from Tral and 80-year-old from Pulwama died at DH Pulwama and the old aged man from Sumbal died at DH Bandipora, whereas, three deaths were reported at GMC Anantnag.
With seventeen fresh COVID-19 related fatalities, the total count of deaths in Jammu and Kashmir mounted to 2,579, including 1,068 from Jammu division and 1,511 in Kashmir division. (KNO)