18 more COVID-19 deaths take toll past 1k in J&K

COVID-19 - Coronavirus

SRINAGAR — Jammu and Kashmir reported 18 deaths due to COVID-19, taking its fatality count to 1005, officials said on Sunday.

They said that nine deaths each were reported from Kashmir Valley and Jammu division.

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Four of the deaths were reported at SKIMS Soura while others at SMHS and CD hospitals here.

They said a 60-year-old woman from Verinag Anantnag died four days after she was admitted to the tertiary care hospital.

They said a 56-year-old man from New Qazi Bagh Anantnag died, five days he was admitted to the hospital.

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Two other persons who died at SKIMS include a 50-year-old man from Sangam Anantnag and a 68-year-old man from Firdous Colony Buchpora Srinagar.

The other deaths include a 60-year-old woman from Trakanjan Boniyar Baramulla who died at SMHS Hospital here, they said, a day after being admitted there.

A 75-year-old woman from Habba Kadal died at the SMHS Hospital, 12 days after she was admitted and diagnosed with bilateral Community Acquired Pneumonia, the sources said.

Two more persons, a woman from Parnewa Budgam, admitted with bilateral CAP on September 16 and a 66-year-old man from Narabal Magam, admitted with bilateral CAP on September 16, also died at SMHS Hospital.

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An 80-year-old man from Hazratbal Srinagar died at CD Hospital, four days after he was admitted there, they added.

Meanwhile, regarding nine deaths from Jammu division, they said, three victims were from Jammu district, two from Kishtwar and one each from Rajouri, Udhampur, Kathua and Doda.

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