Covid-19 Claims Two More Lives, J&K Toll 135

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Srinagar, July 6: The death toll due to covid-19 rose to 135 in Kashmir Valley after two fatalities on Monday—one of them an elderly from Baramulla and other, a 56-year-old from Budgam.
A resident of Tangmarg area of Baramulla, the nonagenarian was admitted on June 26 and died at 2:00 a.m early morning today, Medical Superintendent CD hospital, Dr. Saleem Tak, said.
“He was suffering from hypertension, cardiac ailments and bilateral pneumonia,” he added.
With regard to 56 year-old man from Budgam district, Professor Farooq Jan, medical superintendent SKIMS said that he was suffering “HTN, CKD and bilateral Community acquired pneumonia.”
“The patient was also on dialysis as well. He expired today early morning at 4 am,” he said.
With the deaths, 135 people have succumbed to the virus in J&K— 121 from the Valley and 14 from Jammu division.
Srinagar district with 32 deaths has the highest fatalities followed by Baramulla (24), Kulgam (16), Shopian (13), Anantnag (11), Budgam (10), Jammu(8), Kupwara (7), Pulwama (four), Bandipora (three), Doda (2) while one death each has been reported from Ganderbal, Poonch, Udhampur, Rajouri and Kathua.


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