The death toll due to COVID-19 has surpassed 200-mark with seven more people — including three Baramulla, two from Srinagar and one each from Pulwama and Anantnag — dying due to the infection..
With these deaths, 166 people have lost their lives due to infection in 41 days, and 186 people in 55 day in J&K, where the COVID-19 positive cases have crossed 11,000-mark.
Official sources said that a COVID-19 positive 60-year-old patient, a resident of Sopore in Baramulla, died at S K Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS), Souraat around 0700 hrs on Wednesday. “The patient was suffering from bilateral community-acquired pneumonia (CAP), hypertension and Hypothyroidism,” they said.