Srinagar, June 01 (KNB): With two people succumbing to COVID-19 in a single day on Monday in Jammu and Kashmir, death toll of coronavirus has reached 30.
The latest casualty of COVID-19 in the union territory is a 72-year-old man, from Doda district whose test for the covid-19 had returned positive yesterday, was suffering from multiple problems also like COPD and heart ailments.
Earlier in the day, test reports of a 45-year-old man from Shopian district admitted at SKIMS Soura who died yesterday came positive today for novel coronavirus.
The patient was admitted in SKIMS Soura’s Emergency as a case of CKD, ESRD with b/l Chest infiltrates became another victim of novel coronavirus after his test reports came positive today after his death last night.
However, the patient had AGE like illness and was in shock while as after initial stabilization, the patient was shifted to Ward 2A as a suspect case of COVID-19 and his nasopharyngeal swab was taken, which came positive today.
As of now, the death toll due to the virus in J&K has gone upto 30 including 7 deaths from Srinagar district five each from Anantnag and Baramulla، four from Kulgam while Budgam, shopian and Jammu have two each and one death each has been reported from Bandipora and Udhampur.(KNB)