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25-yr-old girl among 17 patients die of COVID-19 in J&K, toll 2,270


SRINAGAR, ARPR 30: A 25-year-old girl from Shankarpora Anantnag was among seventeen patients, who died due to Covid-19 in Jammu and Kashmir since last night, thus taking the total fatalities count in the Union Territory to 2,270.

An official told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that seventeen patients who died include 60-year-old man from Naikbagh Natipora, 95-year-old man from Rajbagh, 86-year-old man from Barbarshah, 55-year-old man from Magarmal Bagh, 54-year-old woman from Eidgha, 45-year-old man from Batamaloo, 65-year-old female from Bagh-e-mehtab, 25-year-old girl from Shankarpora Anantnag, 65-year-old male from Shivpora, 65-year-old from Bagh-e-mehtab, 78-year-old man from Safapora Bandipora and six patients die at GMC Jammu after testing positive for Coronavirus.

An official fom Sher-e-Kashmir Institute Of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) said that 25-year-old girl from Shankarpora Anantnag, 86-year-old man from Barbarshah, 55-year-old woman from Magarmal Bagh, 65-year-old man from Shivpora, 65-year-old male from Bagh-e-Mehtab, 78-year-old man from Safapora Bandipora died in the hospital since last night days after testing positive for the disease.

An official from SMHS Hospital said that 54-year-old lady, 45-year-old man from Batamaloo and 60-year-old male from Naikbagh Natipora died in the hospital since last night.

An official from Chest Disease Hospital Dalgate said that 95-year-old man from Rajbagh and 65-year-old woman from Bagh-e-mehtab died since last night.

Meanwhile, six more COVID-19 related deaths have been reported from GMC Jammu since last night.

With 17 fresh COVID-19 deaths, the total fatalities count in Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir soars to 2,270, including 878 from Jammu division and 1,392 from Kashmir division—(KNO)


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