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Covid-19 claims two more lives in J&K, death toll mounts to 109

Srinagar: Kashmir Valley on Thursday reported two covid-19 deaths, taking the number of people succumbing to the virus in Jammu and Kashmir to 109.

The victims include 55-year-old and 65-year-old men from Kulgam and Baramulla districts, respectively, and both died at SKIMS Soura, officials said.

Confirming it, Professor Farooq Jan, Medical Superintendent SKIMS, told news agency GNS that a patient from Yaripora area of Kulgam was admitted on June 22 and died 12:10 a.m. “He was known case of hypertension with (type-2 diabetes) with multi focal Encephalopathy (brain disease),” he said.

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