COVID-19: CRPF man among 7 more die in Kashmir, toll 359 in J&K | KNO

COVID-19: CRPF man among 7 more die in Kashmir, toll 359 in J&K | KNO

Kashmir News Observer (KNO)

Srinagar, July 30 (KNO): Seven more persons including a CRPF man have died of COVID-19 in Kashmir division, thus taking the toll of deaths due to the virus in Jammu and Kashmir to 359. Officials told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that the seven patients who died include a 75-year-old woman from Shivpora Srinagar, a 72-year-old man from Batamallo Srinagar, a 55-year-old CRPF man of 198 battalion, a 66-year-old woman from Keegam Shopian, a 55-year-old man from Humhama Budgam, a 70-year old lady woman from Delina Baramulla and a 75-year-old male from Kreeri Baramulla. An official from SKIMS said that a 75-year-old woman from Shivpora Srinagar who was admitted on 26 July, died on Thursday morning. He added that a 72-year-old man from Batamallo Srinagar who was admitted on 21 July also died on Thursday. The official further added that a CRPF man from 198 battalion who was admitted at SKIMS on 27 July, died on Thursday. An official from CD hospital said that a 66-year-old woman from Keegam Shopian who was admitted on 26 July died on Thursday. He further added that a 58-year-old man from Humhama Budgam who was admitted on 22 July also died on Thursday. An official from GMC Baramulla told KNO that a 70-year-old man from Delina Baramulla who was admitted on 26 July with bilateral Pneumonia died on Wednesday evening. He added that a 75-year-old man from Kreeri Baramulla who was admitted on 28 July  died on Wednesday evening. With seven fresh deaths, the death toll in J&K has reached to 359 including 334 from Kashmir division and 25 from Jammu division—(KNO)