COVID-19: SI among 7 die in Kashmir, toll 375

TNN Bureau. Updated: 7/31/2020 11:13:11 AM Jammu and Kashmir

Srinagar: The deadly  COVID-19 on Friday claimed seven more lives including a police Sub-Inspector in Jammu and Kashmir, thus taking the toll of deaths due to the virus in the Union Territory to 375.

Officials said that seven patients who died include a 70-year-old male from Dragmulla Kupwara, a 54-year-old woman from Pampore Pulwama, a 52-year-old Police Sub-Inspector from Khanda Budgam, a 62-year-old man from Qamarwari Srinagar, a 75-year-old man from Panzinara Srinagar, a 57-year-old woman from Rainawari Srinagar and a 56-year-old man from Shakti Nagar Jammu.

An official from SKIMS Soura said that a 62-year-old man from Qamarwari Srinagar who was admitted on 19 July died on Friday.

He added that a 75-year-old man from Panzinara Srinagar who was admitted on 18 July also died today.

He further added that a 57-year-old man from Rainawari Srinagar who was admitted on 26 July also died on Friday.

An official from SMHS told local news agency that a 70-year-old man from Dragmulla Kupwara who was admitted with bilateral Pneumonia and was tested positive after death.

An official from JVC Bemina said that a 54-year-old woman from Pampore Pulwama who was admitted on 28 July died during night at around 12 am.

An official from CD hospital said that a 52-year-old Police Sub-Inspector from Khanda Budgam, posted in Police Station Awantipora who was admitted on 30 July died on Friday at 3:55 am.

He was having complaints of breathlessness, fever and respiratory distress and was referred from DH Pulwama on Thursday, he said.

An official from GMC Jammu told local news agency that a 56-year-old man from Shakti Nagar Jammu who was admitted with respiratory distress a week ago died on Thursday and was tested positive for COVID-19 after death.

With seven more deaths, the death toll in J&K has reached to 375 including 348 from Jammu division and 27 from Kashmir division.


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