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COVID-19: Srinagar woman tests positive a day after her death

Death toll in J&K now 20

Srinagar: A 80- year -old woman from Srinagar tested positive for covid-19  a day after her death at SMHS hospital, officials said on Thursday.

Dr Salim Khan Nodal officer for covid-19 at GMC Srinagar said that the  lady from Usmania colony Bemina Srinagar, who died at SMHS on Wednesday, tested positive for covid-19 on Thursday.

He said that she was admitted with bilateral pneumonia and hypertension on May 19 and was kept in isolation ward where she died on Thursday.                         

He said her body was kept in GMC Srinagar mortuary and her reports came positive for covid-19 today.

With her death the death toll of covid-19 positive patients has reached to 20, including 18 from Kashmir and 2 from  Jammu—(KNO)