SRINAGAR — A 25-year-old youth was among the 25 people who succumbed to COVID-19 since last evening in Jammu and Kashmir.
Quoting unnamed officials, GNS reported that sixteen of these deaths were reported from GMC Jammu while nine were reported from Kashmir.
A 25-year-old youth from Natipora Srinagar died at SKIMS Soura, two days after he was admitted to the tertiary care hospital.
A 50-year-old man from Kathidarwaz Srinagar also died at SKIMS, nearly a week after he was admitted.
A 60-year-old man from Karannagar Srinagar died a day after he was admitted to SKIMS.
A 73-year-old woman from Sanatnagar died five days after she was admitted to SKIMS.
An 80-year-old man from Umer Colony Lal Bazar Srinagar who was admitted to SMHS hospital on April 27 died at the hospital.
Also, a 75-year-old man from Solina Payeen Srinagar, a 62-year-old man from Hyderpora and a 55-year-old from Wanabal Nowgam died at SMHS hospital.
A 50-year-old woman from Hangalpora died at GMC Anantnag, less than a day after she was admitted there.
Also, a 37-year-old man from Bihar was brought dead to GMC Anantnag and tested positive for COVID-19, they said. However, his death would not be counted among the fatalities in J&K, they said.
With these fresh deaths, the number of people succumbing to the virus has gone up to 2308 in J&K — 905 in Jammu and 1403 in Kashmir. (GNS)