17 more die due to COVID-19, J&K toll 1272

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SRINAGAR — A mother-son duo besides two persons in mid-20s and a 38-year-old man were among 17 persons who succumbed to novel coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir in the last 24 hours, taking the fatality count to 1272 in J&K, officials said on Tuesday.

They said a 75-year-old woman and her 34-year-old son from Dalgate died at CD Hospital here, days after they were admitted there, one of the exclusive facilities for the management of COVID-19 patients in the Valley.

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They said that a 54-year-old man from Bolachipora Srinagar, who was admitted on September 11, died at SKIMS Soura.

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They said that a 65-year-old man from Batamaloo Srinagar, who was admitted to SKIMS Soura on October 2, died at the hospital.

A 45-year-old woman from Aali Kadal Srinagar, who was admitted to SKIMS Soura Hospital on 25 September, died this evening.

A 74-year-old man from Hazratbal Anantnag also died at tertiary care hospital here, 11 days after he was admitted there.

Also, they said, a 26-year-old man from Kargil died at SKIMS Soura where he was admitted today.

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Among others, the other victims from the Valley include a 75-year-old man from Allochi Bagh Srinagar, a 65-year-old woman from Mir Danter and an 82-year-old from Chogul Handwara.

Among eight fatalities from Jammu includes a 38-year-old from Rehari Jammu, a 25-year-old woman of Simbliwal Jammu and a 46-year-old Jagti Nagrota.

With these deaths, 1272 people have succumbed to COVID-19 in Jammu and Kashmir including 877 from Valley and 395 from Jammu.

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