nCoV: 65-yr-old man dies, toll rises to 95 in J&K

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Srinagar: A 65-year-old man from Shopian died due to COVID-19 in a hospital here on Monday, taking the death toll due to the infection in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir to 95.

With this, 59 people have lost their lives due to infection in 25 days, 80 people in 41 day in J&K, where the Corona positive cases have surpassed 7,000-mark.

Official sources said that a patient, a resident of Shopian, was admitted to SHMS hospital on June 18 for Community Acquired Pneumonia (CAP), besides other ailments, including fever, cough and hypertension. “The patient, who tested positive for COVID-19, died early on Monday morning in the hospital,” they said.

The last rites of the patient would be held in accordance with the guidelines issued by MHA.

Ten districts of Jammu have reported 11 fatalities while 84 people have lost their lives due to COVID-19 in ten districts of Kashmir.

With this, the death toll in Shopian due to the infection has risen to 11. Srinagar is the worst affected district in terms of causalities with 22 deaths. Baramulla stand at number two with 15 deaths, following by Kulgam. Shopian with 11 deaths is at number four. Seven people have lost their lives due to the infection in Budgam, five in Kupwara, four in Pulwama and one in Bandipora.

Three persons, including a 70-year-old woman from Sopore, 45-year-old woman from Anantnag and 76-year-old man from Kulgam, died succumbed to the infection in Kashmir valley on June 27.

A 48-year-old woman from Srinagar died due to COVID-19 in the valley on June 24. Four persons– a 58-year-old woman from Srinagar, 85-year-old man from Kulgam 58-year-old man from Anantnag and a 65-year-old man from Pulwama – died on June 23 and June 22.
Seven persons — 40-year-old woman from Srinagar, 80-year-old woman from Kulgam, another woman from Pulwama, 65-year-old man from Budgam, a 51year-old patient from Kupwara and a Jammu resident — succumbed to the contagion on June 20 and June 21.

Three persons, including 75-year-old man from Srinagar and 57-year-old man from Jammu, died due to COVID-19 on Thursday. A 48-year-old woman from Srinagar died in the valley on Wednesday.
Four persons — a 58-year-old woman from Srinagar, 85-year-old man from Kulgam 58-year-old man from Anantnag and a 65-year-old man from Pulwama – died due to COVID-19 on Monday and Tuesday.
Seven persons — 40-year-old woman from Srinagar, 80-year-old woman from Kulgam, another woman from Pulwama, 65-year-old man from Budgam, a 51year-old patient from Kupwara and a Jammu resident — died due to COVID-19 on June 20 and June 21.

Four people –including a 15-day-old infant, a 79-year-old man from Srinagar and 80-year-old man from Baramulla, 80-year-old man from Shopian — died due to the disease on June 19. Eight people — including six from Kashmir and two from Jammu — died due to Corona on June 17 and June 18.
Four people from Kashmir valley died due to COVID-19 on June 15 and June 16. Earlier on June 14, two persons, including an 85-year-old man from Kashmir and a 69-year-old man from Jammu, died due to COVID-19.

On June 12, border district of Rajouri recorded the first fatality with 65-year-old man dying due to the infection at Government Medical College (GMC) Jammu. A 62-year-old woman, a resident of Kulgam, died due to COVID-19 in a hospital in this summer capital on June 11.

Five people –two 70-year-old men, 52-year-old auto-driver and 31-year-old man — died due to deadly virus on June 9 in Kashmir. On June 8, Kashmir valley recorded five deaths, including that of a CRPF jawan, due to COVID-19. The deceased included the 40-year-old CRPF jawan from Uttar Pradesh, 55-year-old man from Pampore, 65-year-old man from Handwara, 35-year-old man from Srinagar and 70-year-old man from Baramulla.

A non-local tailor, a resident of Kolkata, was tested positive for COVID-19 on June 7, hours after he died in a local hospital in Srinagar. Three people from Kashmir and 62-year-old woman from Jammu, died due to virus on June 6.

A 65-year-old woman from Srinagar, who died at a hospital in this summer capital on Thursday evening, tested positive for COVID-19 on June 5. A 60-year-old man from Srinagar died at a hospital in this summer capital on June 4. An 86-year-old man from north Kashmir district of Baramulla tested positive for COVID-19, five days after he passed away in a health centre in the valley on June 3.
Five persons, including four from Kashmir and one from Jammu, died due to COVID-19 in the UT on June 1.