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COVID19 claims another life in J&K,toll 12

Srinagar: The death toll due to deadly Coronavirus mounted to 12 in Jammu and Kashmir today as one more positive patient died at Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) Soura, officials said.

Medical superintendent SKIMS, Dr Farooq Jan said that a positive patient who hails from Chadoora area of central Kashmir’s Budgam district has died at the institute today.

Dr Jan said that the patient was admitted to the hospitals yesterday after he complained of uneasiness due to heart problem. “The samples of the patient were taken soon after he was admitted in the institute. He was detected positive today,” MS SKIMS said –(KNO)