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Round up: 7 More Die In Kashmir, J&K Toll 305

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Srinagar, July 25: Kashmir Valley on Saturday reported seven more deaths due to covid-19, taking the number of people succumbing to the virus to 305 in J&K.
Among the fresh casualties, four were from Srinagar, the worst hit district both in terms of the causalities as well as the number of the covid-19 cases, while other victims belonged to Baramulla, Budgam and bandipora officials said.
They said a 70-year-old man from Peerbagh area of Srinagar, who was admitted on July 20, and tested positive for the virus subsequently, died at SKIMS Soura at 7 a.m. today.
At 7:40 a.m., they said, another patient—a 75-year-old man from Rawalpora Srinagar— died at the tertiary care hospital. “He had cardio-pulmonary arrest. The patient was suffering from pneumonia and ARDS,” a senior doctor of the hospital said.
Later at 9:30 a.m., a 48-year-old woman from Kantbagh Baramulla passed away at the hospital, the doctor. She was admitted on July 22 and diagnosed as case of pneumonia and ARDS besides hypothyroidism, he added.
Meanwhile, a 70-year-old woman from Safa Kadal area of Srinagar died at SMHS hospital, a senior doctor confirmed.
The septuagenarian was admitted on July 21 and was suffering from pneumonia and hypertension, the doctor added.
They said a 72-year-old patient from Brain Nishat, admitted on 20 July, died at the SKIMS in the afternoon.
A 65-year-old man from Nowgam Bandipora who was admitted on 23 July with multiple ailments died at SKISM Bemina.
A health official from said that a 67-year-old man from Nibripora who was on oxygen, died at home, where his sample was taken by a team of district hospital Budgam which came positive for COVID-19.
So far 283 deaths have been reported in Kashmir and 22 in Jammu division.
Srinagar district with 86 deaths has the highest fatalities followed by Baramulla (63), Kulgam (26), 21 each in Anantnag and Budgam, Shopian (20), 16 each in Pulwama and Kupwara, Jammu(14), Bandipora (8), Ganderbal (6), two each in Rajouri and Doda and one each in Poonch, Udhampur, and Kathua.

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