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COVID-19: 80-yr-old woman from Bandipora dies; J-K toll 232

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An 80-year-old COVID-19 positive woman from Bandipora died at a hospital in Srinagar, taking the fatality count due to the virus in Jammu and Kashmir to 232.

Unnamed senior doctor at Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) told a local news agency, Global News Service (GNS), octogenarian was admitted on 11 July as a case of “hypertension, Community-Acquired Pneumonia with shock with MODS.”

“She died at 11.p.m. last night,” a senior doctor at SKIMS told GNS. With her death, 214 people in Kashmir and 18 in Jammu have died so far due to the COVID-19.

Srinagar district with 59 deaths has the highest fatalities followed by Baramulla (48), Kulgam (23), Shopian (18), 17 each in Anantnag and Budgam (17), Kupwara (13), Jammu (11), Pulwama (10), four each in Ganderbal and Bandipora (4), Doda (2) and one each in Poonch, Udhampur, Rajouri, and Kathua. (GNS)

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