Six more succumb to covid-19 last night in JK

Six more succumb to covid-19 last night in JK

By: Javeed Bhat MK


Officials told media outlets that six more persons succumbed to covid-19 infection as they were battling with the virus in a serious condition. Most of these deaths were reported last night which include 32-year-old man.

Among the six people officials said three belonged to Jammu region and three to Kashmir region. The government figures with these deaths have shown the covid deaths in Jammu and Kashmir as 4107.

According to GNS news agency quoting about these deaths from Jammu and Kashmir, 32-year-old man was from Ramnagar Jammu and died at GMC Jammu where two more patients succumbed to the pathogen since last evening, the officials told GNS.

A 60-year-old woman from Newa Pulwama died at SKIMS Soura here, less than two days after she was admitted to the tertiary care hospital, they said.

A 65-year-old woman from Hassanpora Anantnag died at GMC Anantnag, 11 days after she was admitted there, they said.

A 75-year-old woman from Chichipora Anantnag also died at the same facility, 18 days after she was admitted there, they added.

Lately, there has been decrease in both the number of daily cases and deaths in Jammu and Kashmir. So far 190 people have died this month while over 10000 cases have been added to the overall tally. On Tuesday J&K reported 1184 fresh cases while 11 people succumbed to the virus.

Last month was deadliest as J&K recorded 1625 Covid-19 deaths. The fatalities in these 31 days accounted for 41.59% of the total deaths reported in J&K so far since March last year.  Also 114359 Infections were added to overall tally during the month of May.

With inputs from GNS

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