J&K COVID_19 toll reaches 104 with three new fatalities

Three more Covid-19 positive patients died in Kashmir valley, taking the toll of total deaths related to Covid-19 to 104 in Jammu and Kashmir.

Officials said that a 75-year-old man from Sopore and a 80-year-old man from Bibehara area of Anantnag district died at CD hospital. While a 50-year-old woman from Srinagar, who had tested positive for COVID-19, died at SKIMS Soura on Wednesday morning.

Dr Saleem Tak, Medical Superintendent at CD hospital while confirming the death of two patients said that both patients were suffering from pneumonia besides respiratory diseases and other ailments.

He said that the patient from Sopore died during night and patient from Bijbehara died on Wednesday morning.

On the other side, Dr G H Yatoo, Nodal officer for Covid-19 at SKIMS said that the lady from Eidgah Srinagar was admitted at SKIMS on June 19.

“She was admitted as a case of Hypertension, Hypothyroidism with community acquired pneumonia with type 1 respiratory failure,” he said.

With three fresh deaths, the death toll related to Covid-19 in J&K has reached to 104 that include 92 from Kashmir and 12 from Jammu division.