Srinagar: A- 70- year-old lady from Budgam district who was tested positive for COVID19 on  May 18 dies at CD hospital, officials said on Thursday.

Dr Salim Khan Nodal officer for covid-19 at GMC Srinagar said that a  70-year old female from Parisabad, Budgam who was initially admitted in SMHS Hospital on 15th May, tested positive for COVID19 and shifted to CD Hospital Srinagar died on Thursday.

“She was a case of COPD with restrictive lung disease and COVID pneumonia and she died in ICU of CD Hospital after sudden cardiac arrest”, he added.

The death toll in J&K due to covid-19 has reached to 19 including 17 from Kashmir division and 2 from Jammu division—(KNO)

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