nCoV: 2 women succumb, death toll mounts to 93 in J&K

Rep Piv

Srinagar: Two woman, including a 70-year-old woman from Sopore and 45-year-old woman from Anantnag, succumbed to COVID-19 in Kashmir valley, taking the death toll due to the disease in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir to 93.

As many as 57 people have lost their lives due to the infection in 23 days, and 78 people in 39 day in J&K, where the COVID-19 positive cases have surpassed 6800-mark.

Official sources said that a 45-year-old woman, a resident of Khanabal in Anantnag, was admitted to S K Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS), Soura, earlier this week for Community Acquired Pneumonia (CAP) and Difficulty swallowing (Severe Dysphagia), besides diabetic. “The woman tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday,” they said, adding she died on Saturday morning at the hospital.

They said that an elderly woman, a resident of Sopore in Baramulla, was admitted to SHMS hospital on Thursday for pneumonia and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). “The woman died on Friday night, they said, adding the test of the patient came positive for COVID-19 on Saturday.

With this, the death toll in Baramulla due to the infection has risen to 15 while seven people have lost their lives in Anantnag. Srinagar is the worst affected district in terms of causalities with 22 deaths due to the contagion.
Baramulla stands at number two, followed by Kulgam with 11 deaths, Shopian with 10 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.

Ten districts of Jammu have reported 11 fatalities while 82 people have lost their lives in ten districts of Kashmir.

A 48-year-old woman from Srinagar died due to COVID-19 in the valley on Wednesday. Four persons including 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 it 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 51-year-old patient from Kupwara and a Jammu resident died due to infection 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 due to COVID-19 in the valley on Wednesday.
Four persons including 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 succumbed to the deadly virus on June 20 and 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 COVID-19 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 it.

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 in a hospital in this summer capital on June 11.

Five people — including two 70-year-old men, 52-year-old auto-driver and 31-year-old man died due to it 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, including three persons from Kashmir and 62-year-old woman from Jammu, died due to it 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 due to COVID-19 at a hospital in this summer capital on June 4. An 86-year-old man from north Kashmir district of Baramulla tested positive for the contagion, 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 in the UT on June 1.