Kashmir reports two more Covid-19 deaths, toll jumps to 183 in J&K

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Srinagar: The death toll continued to rise unabated with two more persons, including a woman, succumbed to COVID-19 in Kashmir on Monday, taking the total number of fatalities due to the infection in the Union Territory of J&K to 183.
With these deaths, 147 people have lost their lives due to infection in 39 days, and 167 people in 53 day in J&K, where the COVID-19 positive cases have surpassed 10,500-mark.
Official sources said that a 55-year-old woman, a resident of Pulwama, was admitted to S K Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) on July 5 for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and bilateral pneumonia. “The woman, who tested positive for COVID-19, died at the hospital on Monday,” they said.
They said that a 46-year-old man, a resident of Sopore in Baramulla, was admitted to S K Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) for bilateral Community Acquired pneumonia (CAP) with Thrombocytopenia (a low number of platelets in the blood) and multiple myelomas (a cancer of plasma cells). “The patient, who had tested positive for COVID-19, died at around 0600 hrs on Monday,” they said.
On Sunday, 10 people including an 11-day-old baby, 80-year-old woman, 47-year-old woman and 75-year-old man from Kulgam, a 65-year-old man and 55-year-old man from Baramulla, 55-year-old woman from Ganderbal, two patients from Srinagar and 55-year-old patient from Budgam — died due to COVID-19.