Srinagar: A 52-year-old man from Baramulla, who was tested positive for COVID-19, died at JVC hospital in Bemina on Tuesday, thus taking the overall death toll due to the virus to 98.
Dr Shifa Deva, Medical Superintendent at JVC Bemina was quoted as saying by a local news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that a 52-year-old man was tested positive for COVID-19 and was admitted at
JVC hospital on June 27 with bilateral Pneumonia and other ailments. “He was kept in ICU where he died on Tuesday due to Cardiac arrest,” she said.
Earlier, a woman from Kathua, 85, died due to COVID-19 this morning.
With two more deaths one each in Jammu and Kashmir division, the death toll due to COVID-19 has reached to 98 in J&K including 86 from Kashmir and 12 from Jammu division—(KNO)