Mother, son from Dalgate die of COVID-19 in Srinagar

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SRINAGAR — A mother-son duo from Dalgate locality of Srinagar died due to deadly Coronavirus (COVID-19) on Tuesday while experts raised alarm, appealing people to follow guidelines in spirit.

An official said that 70-year-old woman and 33-year-old male, mother and son respectively from Dalgate area of Srinagar died of COVID-19 in SMHS Hospital.

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An official at SMHS Hospital said that a woman who was admitted in the hospital on October 02 with bilateral Pneumonia died on Monday afternoon.

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He added that 33-year-old male who was admitted in the hospital on October 03 with bilateral Pneumonia died on Tuesday morning.

Meanwhile, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) President, Dr Nisar-ul-Hassan said that it is very unfortunate that people are not taking coronavirus seriously.

He added that coronavirus can attack anybody, anyone can die irrespective of underlying comorbidities, people have to take this deadly disease very seriously and the only tool that can prevent the contraction is by following the health guidelines, using of masks and personal hygiene.

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He further said that if any family member is having flu symptoms, he or she should be immediately quarantined and healthcare authorities should be informed.

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