16 die by covid-19 in JK till afternoon

16 die by covid-19 in JK till afternoon

By: Musaib Iqbal MK


According to the media reports, many young people have succumbed to coronavirus on Tuesday as sixteen people have died so far while the actual figures of deaths will come in the evening.

According to GNS reporting about the latest deaths it said that a 20-year-old girl and two women aged between 47 to 55 years were among at least 16 more people who succumbed to covid-19 in Jammu and Kashmir since overnight, officials said on Tuesday.

They said the 20-year-old was a resident of Tral Pulwama and died a week after she was admitted to SKIMS Soura.

A 55-year-old woman from Qazigund Anantnag died three days after she was admitted to SKIMS Soura, they said.

A 65-year-old man from Habak Srinagar died eight days after he was admitted to SKIMS Soura, they said. An 80-year-old man from Damhal, diagnosed “HTN DM, COVID+, ARF”, was declared brought dead at GMC Anantnag at around 8:45 a.m. today, they said.

A 75-year-old man from Zainpora died a day after he was admitted to GMC Anantnag after being diagnosed with “HTN t2DM and covid positive”, they said.

Reports from Kupwara said that a 65-year-old woman from Amrooi Karnah died at JLNM Hospital Rainawari here while a 47-year-old from Suleman Tanghdar died at SMHS hospital.


A 62-year-old woman from Bagh-i-Mehtab Srinagar also died at JLNM Rainawari, one among the exclusive facilities for the management of the covid-19 patients in Kashmir Valley. One more patient died at SKIMS Soura while seven fatalities were reported from hospitals in Jammu mainly GMC Jammu, they said.

With these fresh deaths, the fatality count has reached 2188 in J&K, they added.

With inputs from GNS

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