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COVID19 : 55-year-old man from Rafiabad dies at SKIMS, death toll 17 in J&K

Srinagar: A day after Jammu and Kashmir recorded three Covid deaths in a single day, a 55-year-old COVID-19 positive patient with Cancer history, died at Sher Kashmir Institute of Medical (SKIMS) Soura on Tuesday morning.

With the fresh death, the total number of Covid deaths in J&K have reached 17, of which 15 are from  Kashmir and two from Jammu region.

Medical Superintendent SKIMS Soura Dr Farooq Jan said that a 55‐year-old, COVID-19 positive patient from  Rafiabad died of a cardiac arrest. He said the patient was admitted to hospital for some time now.

Yesterday, J&K recorded three Covid deaths all from South Kashmir that included two elderly men and a women with Cancer history—(KNO)