COVID claims 2 more lives in JK, toll reaches 694

Srinagar: Two persons including an elderly woman from Bandipora and a 40-year-old man from Srinagar died due to novel Coronavirus since overnight, officials said on Sunday.

A 70-year-old woman from Nadihal Bandipora died at SKIMS Bemina, 13 days after she was admitted to the hospital, one of the exclusive facilities for the management of the COVID patients, the officials said.

A 40-year-old man of Bemina who was admitted to a hospital on August 26 and diagnosed with bilateral community acquired pneumonia died today, they said.

Last night, two women—one of them a 55-year-old woman from Khour Pallanwalla and another a 46-year-old from Chack Arnia died at GMC hospital Jammu.

With these deaths, 194 persons have died due to the virus—62 from Jammu and 632 from Kashmir.


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