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Elderly woman dies due to COVID-19, death toll mounts to 92 in J&K

Elderly woman dies due to COVID-19, death toll mounts to 92 in J&K

Srinagar, Jun 27 (UNI) An elderly woman from Sopore on Saturday tested positive for COVID-19, hours after she died at a hospital in this summer capital, taking the death toll due to the disease in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir to 92.



As many as 56 people have lost their lives due to infection in 22 days, and 77 people in 38 day in J&K, where the COVID-19 positive cases have surpassed 6800-mark.



Official sources said that an elderly woman, a resident of Sopore in Baramulla, was admitted to SHMS hospital Thursday for pneumonia and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). "The woman died on Friday night," they said, adding that the test of the patient came positive for COVID-19 on Saturday.



With this, the death toll in Baramulla due to the infection has risen to 15. Srinagar is the worst affected district in terms of causalities with 22 deaths due to COVID-19. Baramulla stand at number two, following by Kulgam with 11 deaths. Shopian with 10 deaths is at number four. Seven people have lost their lives due to the infection in Budgam, six in Anantnag, five in Kupwara, four in Pulwama and one in Bandipora.



Ten districts of Jammu have reported 11 fatalities while 81 people have lost their lived due to COVID-19 in ten districts of Kashmir.



A 48-year-old woman from Srinagar died due to COVID-19 in the valley on Wednesday. Four persons -- including a 58-year-old woman from Srinagar, 85-year-old man from Kulgam 58-year-old man from Anantnag and a 65-year-old man from Pulwama – died due to COVID-19 on Monday and Tuesday. Seven persons -- 40-year-old woman from Srinagar, 80-year-old woman from Kulgam, another woman from Pulwama, 65-year-old man from Budgam, a 51-year-old patient from Kupwara and a Jammu resident -- died due to COVID-19 on June 20 and June 21.



Three persons, including 75-year-old man from Srinagar and 57-year-old man from Jammu, died due to the virus on Thursday. A 48-year-old woman from Srinagar died due to coronavirus in the valley on Wednesday. Four persons -- including a 58-year-old woman from Srinagar, 85-year-old man from Kulgam 58-year-old man from Anantnag and a 65-year-old man from Pulwama – died due to COVID-19 on Monday and Tuesday. Seven persons -- 40-year-old woman from Srinagar, 80-year-old woman from Kulgam, another woman from Pulwama, 65-year-old man from Budgam, a 51-year-old patient from Kupwara and a Jammu resident -- died due to SARS-CoV-2 on June 20 and June 21.



Four people--including a 15-day-old infant, a 79-year-old man from Srinagar and 80-year-old man from Baramulla, 80-year-old man from Shopian -- died due to the disease on June 19. Eight people -- including six from Kashmir and two from Jammu -- died due to COVID-19 on June 17 and June 18. Four people from Kashmir valley died due to COVID-19 on June 15 and June 16. Earlier on June 14, two persons, including an 85-year-old man from Kashmir and a 69-year-old man from Jammu, died due to COVID-19.



On June 12, border district of Rajouri recorded the first COVID-19 fatality with 65-year-old man dying due to the infection at Government Medical College (GMC) Jammu. A 62-year-old woman, a resident of Kulgam, died due to COVID-19 in a hospital in this summer capital on June 11.



Five people -- including two 70-year-old men, 52-year-old auto-driver and 31-year-old man -- died due to COVID-19 on June 9 in Kashmir. On June 8, Kashmir valley recorded five deaths, including that of a CRPF jawan, due to COVID-19. The deceased included the 40-year-old CRPF jawan from Uttar Pradesh, 55-year-old man from Pampore, 65-year-old man from Handwara, 35-year-old man from Srinagar and 70-year-old man from Baramulla.



A non-local tailor, a resident of Kolkata, was tested positive for COVID-19 on June 7, hours after he died in a local hospital in Srinagar. Three people, including three persons from Kashmir and 62-year-old woman from Jammu, died due to COVID-19 on June 6.



A 65-year-old woman from Srinagar, who died at a hospital in this summer capital on Thursday evening, tested positive for COVID-19 on June 5. A 60-year-old man from Srinagar died due to COVID-19 at a hospital in this summer capital on June 4. An 86-year-old man from north Kashmir district of Baramulla tested positive for COVID-19, five days after he passed away in a health centre in the valley on June 3. Five persons, including four from Kashmir and one from Jammu, died due to COVID-19 in the UT on June 1.

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