Gulshan Kumar / JK Media Web Desk
Two more Covid-19 positive patients in Jammu and Kashmir died at a hospital here on Sunday, taking to 238 the number of coronavirus-related fatalities in the union territory.
Official sources said that one of the victims was an 84-year-old man from Baramulla.
Regarding the octogenarian, they said, he was admitted to SKIMS Soura on July 16 as a case of “bilateral CAP (community acquired pneumonia) in ward 3A.”
“The patient expired at 11:15 p.m.,” a senior doctor at SKIMS said.
Other a 50-year-old woman from Rajouri district, a senior doctor at GMC Jammu said she was admitted to the hospital on July 16. “She passed away at 2 a.m.,” the doctor added.
With these deaths, 219 people in Kashmir and 19 in Jammu have died so far due to the covid-19.