Srinagar, June 20 (KNO): A 55- year -old female who was tested positive for COVID-19 died at SKIMS on Saturday morning, officials said.
Professor Farooq Jan, Medical Superintendent SKIMS told news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), that a 55- year -old lady who was referred from SKIMS on June 16 died this morning
Dr G H Yatoo, Nodal officer for Covid-19 at SKIMS said that that lady from Tujan Pulwama who was referred as a case of Meningioma with Obstructive sleep apnea passed away at SKIMS at 6:45 am.
He said that patient died due to cardiopulmonary arrest and in this regard CMO Pulwama has been informed to follow necessary protocol.
Pertinently, on Friday evening a 80 -year -old man from Shopian who had bilateral pneumonia and was tested positive for C19 died at SMHS.
With two more deaths, the death toll of COVID- 19 infected persons in J&K has reached to 77 including 68 from kashmir and 9 from Jammu division—(KNO)