SRINAGAR: As Covid-19 cases see an exponential rise in J&K, five more patients including two young women were among at least twenty-two persons who succumbed to the covid-19 in Jammu and Kashmir since overnight, officials said on Friday.
Twelve of these deaths were recorded in Jammu, with eight more in Kashmir Valley, bringing the total number of people killed by the virus to 2275.
Ten of the twelve deaths recorded in the winter capital died at GMC Jammu, according to a senior official, while two others were brought dead and tested positive posthumously. “Of the two persons brought dead by a 27-year-old woman,” the official said.
As reported earlier also, a 25-year-old woman from Shankarpora Anantnag died at SKIMS Soura here, two days after she was admitted to the tertiary care hospital, the officials said here. A 65-year-old woman from Bagh-e-Mehtab Srinagar died at CD hospital, they said.
A 54-year-old woman from Eidgah Srinagar died at SMHS hospital, they said.
A 45-year-old man from Batmaloo also died at SMHS hospital, a day after he was admitted, they said.
A 65-year-old man from Shivpora Srinagar died at SKIMS Soura, six days after he was admitted to the hospital, they said.
A 65-year-old man Bagh-e-Mehtab Srinagar also died at SKIMS Soura, four days after he was admitted, they said.
A 70-year-old man from Rangwar Baramulla died at GMC Baramulla, nearly a week after he was admitted there, they said.
A 95-year-old man from Rajbagh Srinagar died at CD hospital, six days after he was admitted there, they said.
A 60-year-old man from Natipora Srinagar died four days after he was admitted to SHMS hospital, they said.
A 55-year-old man from Bogund Kulgam died at GC Anantnag , nine days after he was admitted to the health facility and diagnosed as having bilateral CAP, they added.