COVID claims another life in JK, toll mounts to 190

Srinagar: A 47-year-old agriculture officer from Jammu’s Talab Tillo died at Government Medical College Jammu on Tuesday, taking the fatality count due to the virus to 190 in Jammu and Kashmir.

Principal GMC Jammu Dr Nasib Chand Digra said that the man was admitted to the hospital on July 12 and was put on ventilator last night. “He died at 7: 40 am today,” he said.

A senior doctor at GMC Jammu said that the 47-year-old, Agriculture Officer at Directorate of Agriculture Talab Tilli Jammu, was suffering from bilateral community acquired pneumonia (CAP), Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) and hypertension.

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