COVID-19: CRPF man among 7 more die in Kashmir, J&K toll soars to 359
Srinagar: Seven more persons including a CRPF man have died after contracting COVID-19 in Kashmir division, thus taking the disease toll in Jammu and Kashmir to 359.
The fresh victims comprise a 75-year-old woman from Shivpora Srinagar, a 72-year-old man from Batamallo Srinagar, a 55-year-old CRPF man of 198 battalion, a 66-year-old woman from Keegam Shopian, a 55-year-old man from Humhama Budgam, a 70-year old lady woman from Delina Baramulla and a 75-year-old male from Kreeri Baramulla.
An official from SKIMS said that the 75-year-old woman from Shivpora Srinagar who was admitted on 26 July, died on Thursday morning.
He added that a 72-year-old man from Batamallo Srinagar who was admitted on 21 July also died on Thursday.
At the same hospital, a CRPF man from 198 battalion who was admitted at SKIMS on 27 July, too died on Thursday.
At CD Hospital Srinagar, a 66-year-old woman from Keegam Shopian who was admitted on 26 July died on Thursday, an official said.
He further added that a 58-year-old man from Humhama Budgam who was admitted on 22 July also died on Thursday.
An official from GMC Baramulla said that a 70-year-old man from Delina Baramulla who was admitted on 26 July with bilateral Pneumonia died on Wednesday evening.
He added that another 75-year-old man from Kreeri Baramulla who was admitted on 28 July died on Wednesday evening.
With seven fresh deaths, the death toll in J&K has reached to 359 including 334 from Kashmir division and 25 from Jammu division. (KNO)