Three more Covid-19 positive patients died in Kashmir, taking the number of fatalities due to the disease in Jammu and Kashmir to 104, officials said on Wednesday.
Two deaths were reported from CD Hospital while one from SKIMS Soura Hospital.
The two patients who died at CD hospital include 75-year-old man from Sopore and 80-year-old man from Bibehara area of Anantnag district, the officials said.
According to officials, both patients were suffering from bilateral pneumonia besides respiratory diseases and other ailments and both were admitted to the hospital on June 24.
They said that the patient from Sopore died during night and patient from Bijbehara died on Wednesday morning.
Earlier, a 50 -year -old woman from Eidgah area of Srinagar, who had tested positive for COVID-19, died at SKIMS Soura hospital, the officials said.
“The woman was admitted on June 19 in Infectious Disease Block as a case of hypertension, hypothyroidism with community acquired pneumonia with Type 1 respiratory failure,” they said, adding that she expired at 6 a.m. on Wednesday.
With three more fatalities, the death toll in J&K due to COVID-19 has reached 104 — 92 in Valley and 12 in Jammu division.
Srinagar, with 25 deaths tops the list of Covid-19 fatalities followed by 17 in Baramulla, 13 in Kulgam, 12 in Shopian, eight in Anantnag, seven each in Budgam & Jammu, five in Kupwara, four in Pulwama and one each in Bandipora, Udhampur, Doda, Kathua, Poonch and Rajouri districts.