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60-year-old man from Srinagar dies of COVID, JK’s death toll climbs to 35

Srinagar: A 60-year-old man from Noorbagh area of Srinagar died of Covid-19 on Thursday, becoming the eighth Srinagar resident and 35th in Jammu and Kashmir to die of the novel Coronavirus disease.

Dr Salim Tak, Medical Superintendent CD hospital, told news agency GNS that the sexagenarian was referred from SMHS hospital here two days ago after he tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

“He died today (at CD hospital). He had pleural effusion,” Dr Tak said.

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