A 65-year old patient from Sugan area of Shopian district who was admitted at SMHS on 18th June died on Monday morning, taking the total number of deaths to 95 in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.

With this death, 59 people have lost their lives due to infection in 24 days, and 80 people in 40 day in J&K.

Dr Nazir Choudhary, Medical Superintendent at SMHS said that a 65-year-old patient from Shopian district who was admitted at SMHS on 18th of June died today morning.

“He was admitted as a community acquired pneumonia (CAP) patient and was also suffering from hypertension, fever, cough and other ailments,” he said, adding that the patient was tested positive for Covid-19 on Monday morning.

With his death, deaths related to Covid-19 have reached to 95 in the UT including 84 from Kashmir division and 11 from Jammu division