Jammu Kashmir COVID Death Toll Touches 8 As Srinagar Woman Dies
Srinagar, April 28 (GNS): Jammu and Kashmir COVID death toll has recorded its eighth death due to COVID-19 as woman hailing from Rainawari area of Srinagar died at a CD hospital here on Tuesday. Having underlying ailments, the woman had tested positive for the novel coronavirus on Monday.
Medical Superintendent Chest Disease hospital Dalgate Dr Saleem Tak told news agencies that the elderly woman was suffering from various ailments.
With the said woman’s death, the number of casualties due to the COVID virus has gone up to eight, seven in Kashmir and 1 in Jammu division.
As many as fifteen people had tested for novel coronavirus on Tuesday taking the total toll to 54 and eight deaths
Official sources told GNS that among them, 10 were confirmed at Viral Diagnostic Lab of SKIMS Soura and include five from Baramulla, four from Shopian and one from Kupwara.
Five other cases were confirmed at the COVID-19 testing laboratory at Chest Disease hospital Dalgate and include four from Anantnag district and one Pulwama. (GNS)