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SRINAGAR — Ten more patients including a CRPF man who was tested positive for COVID-19, died on Thursday in Kashmir, thus taking the toll of total deaths due to the virus in Jammu and Kashmir to 592.

An official said that 10 patients who died include a 50-year-old CRPF man from 61BN, an 87-year-old man from Tral, a 65-year-old woman from Khanda Budgam, a 60-year-old man from Bamroo Magam, a 70-year-old woman from Yunsu Handwara, a 65-year-old man from Jawahar Nagar Srinagar, a 70-year-old man from Sopore, a 56-year-old woman from Lal Bazar Srinagar, a 70-year-old woman from Dialgam Anantnag and a 65-year-old man from Pattan Baramulla.

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An official from SMHS said that a CRPF man from 61 battalion Shivpora, who was suffering from bilateral pneumonia and was tested positive for COVID-19, died on Thursday.

He added that a patient from Tral who was admitted on August 11, a patient from Khanda Budgam who was admitted on August 17, a patient from Bamroo Magam who was admitted on August 10, a patient from Yunsu Handwara who was admitted on August 18, a patient from Jawahar Nagar who was admitted on July 30 and a patient from Pattan Baramulla who was admitted on August 19 died on Thursday.

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An official from SKIMS Soura said that a patient from Sopore Baramulla who was admitted on August 09 with chronic kidney disease, bilateral pneumonia and other ailments died and a patient from Palpora Dailgam who was admitted on August 17 also died on Thursday.

An official from CD Hospital Srinagar said that a patient from Lal Bazar Srinagar who was admitted on July 30 died of COVID-19 on Thursday.

With ten more deaths, the death toll in Jammu and Kashmir has reached to 592 including 551 from Kashmir division and 41 from Jammu division.

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