Covid-91 Claims 2 Elderly Patients From Shopian, Jammu; J&K Toll 38

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Srinagar, June 06: Covid-19 claimed two more lives in Jammu and Kashmir as two elderly persons succumbed to the virus on Saturday, officials said. They said one of the victims includes a 70-year-old man from Shopian and another 62-years-old from Jammu.
Medical superintendent CD hospital Dr. Saleem Tak said that a 72-year-old man from Shopian was shifted to CD hospital yesterday. “He had underlying symptoms and died today,” he said.
Dr. Kirti Bhushan, deputy medical superintendent GMC Jammu, said that the elderly woman from Miran Sahib Jammu was admitted on 24 May and tested positive subsequently. She died today. “She was suffering from heart and orthopedic problems,” he added.
With the latest fatalities, the death toll due to the virus in J&K has gone up to 38. So far Srinagar district with nine deaths due to the virus has the highest fatalities, followed by Baramulla seven, Anantnag five, Kulgam four, three each in Shopian and Jammu, two in Budgam while one death each has been reported from Bandipora, Kupwara Doda and Udhampur.


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