Growing deaths by covid-19 bring scare and fear in people
By: Tariq Shah VOV
Not only the number of positive cases has crossed the 3000 mark but the number of deaths is also piling up in Jammu and Kashmir due to this viral infection.
The sirens of ambulances are bringing scare here and tragedies to the families in Jammu and Kashmir as the bodies are being dispatched for the last rites.
In the past few days the fatalities have increased and only yesterday 25 people including a young girl fell prey to this infection. Even today there is a growing number of fatalities as the hospitals were busy in dispatching the bodies to their respective localities.
KNO news agency in its report has said that nine more patients who had tested positive for Coronavirus died, taking the fatalities count in Jammu and Kashmir to 2,206.
An official told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that nine patients who died include 75-year-old man from Badamwari, 76-year-old man from Zakura, 58-year-old woman from Balgarden, 60-year-old woman from Chanapora, 75-year-old woman from Nowshera, 56-year-old man from Baghat area of Srinagar district, 65-year-old from Kunzar, 70-year-old man from Baramulla and 82-year-old woman from Kishtwar.
An official said that 75-year-old man from Badamwari, 76-year-old man from Zakura Srinagar, 65-year-old from Kunzar, 70-year-old man from Baramulla died at Sher-e-Kashmir Institute Of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) Soura and 60-year-old woman from Chanapora died at JVC Hospital Bemina.
He added that 58-year-old female from Balgarden, 56-year-old man from Baghat area of Srinagar district and 82-year-old woman from Kishtwar died at SMHS Hospital Srinagar and 75-year-old woman died at CD Hospital Dalgate.
With nine more deaths, the death toll due to novel Coronavirus in Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir climbs to 2,206 including 844 in Jammu division and 1,362 in Kashmir division.
With inputs from KNO