Kashmir reports another Covid-19 death, toll jumps to 232 in J&K

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Srinagar: An 80-year-old woman died of COVID-19 in a hospital in Kashmir, taking the death toll due to the infection in the Union Territory of J&K to 232.
With this death, 197 people have lost their lives due to infection in 43 days, and 217 people in 57 day in J&K, where 601 new positive cases were reported on Friday, taking the total number of infected persons to 12,757.
Official sources said that an elderly woman, a resident of Bandipora, was admitted to S K Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) on July 11 for Community Acquired Pneumonia (CAP) and Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome (MODS). “The woman, who tested positive for COVID-19, died at the hospital late last night,” they said.
Ten districts of Jammu have reported 18 fatalities while 214 people have lost their lived due to COVID-19 in ten districts of Kashmir.
With this fatality, the death toll due to COVID-19 has risen to five in Bandipora. Srinagar is the worst affected district in J&K in terms of causalities with 59 deaths due to COVID-19. Baramulla with 48 deaths stands at number two. Ganderbal district recorded fourth death due to COVID-19 on July 12.
The number of deaths stands at 23 in Kulgam while 18 people have lost their lives to the disease in Shopian, 17 each in Budgan and Anantnag. Thirteen people have lost their lives in Kupwara, 10 in Pulwama and four in Bandipora.
Forty nine people, including two CRPF jawans, died due to COVID-19 during the first five days of this week.
As many as 48 patients — including 10 persons from Baramulla, 12 from Srinagar, six from Kulgam, three from Anantnag, Kupwara and Budgam, Jammu region, two each from Shopian and Ganderbal, one patient each from Pulwama, Bandipora and a BSF jawan — died due to COVID-19 last week.
As many as 41 people — including nine from Srinagar, 10 from Baramulla, five each from Anantnag, three from Kulgam, Budgam and Shopian, two each from Kupwara and Bandipora, one each from Jammu and Ganderbal — died due to COVID-19 between June 29 and July 5.