SRINAGAR — A 20-year-old girl and two women, aged between 47 to 55 years, were among the 16 people who succumbed to COVID-19 in Jammu and Kashmir since morning.
Officials said that the 20-year-old was resident of Tral Pulwama and died a week after she was admitted to SKIMS Soura.
A 55-year-old woman from Qazigund Anantnag died three days after she was admitted to SKIMS Soura.
A 65-year-old man from Habak Srinagar died eight days after he was admitted to the hospital.
An 80-year-old man from Damhal, diagnosed “HTN DM, COVID+, ARF”, was declared brought dead at GMC Anantnag at around 8:45 AM today, they said.
A 75-year-old man from Zainpora died a day after he was admitted to GMC Anantnag after being diagnosed with “HTN t2DM”, they said.
Reports from Kupwara said that a 65-year-old woman from Amrooi Karnah died at JLNM Hospital Rainawari while a 47-year-old from Suleman Tanghdar died at SMHS hospital.
A 62-year-old woman from Bagh-i-Mehtab Srinagar also died at JLNM Rainawari, one among the exclusive facilities for the management of the COVID-19 patients in Kashmir Valley.
One more patient died at SKIMS Soura while seven fatalities were reported from hospitals in Jammu mainly GMC Jammu, they said.
With these fresh deaths, the fatality count has reached 2188 in J&K. (GNS)