Srinagar, July 5: Kashmir recorded four more COVID-19 deaths on Sunday taking
overall death toll due to pandemic to 130 in Jammu and Kashmir.
The latest fatalities include a 70- year- old male from Wantang Anantnag, a 60- year- old female from Shadipora, both died at SKIMS and 40 -year -old male from Sangrama Baramulla who died at CD hospital .
Dr Farooq Jan, Medical Superintendent at SKIMS told KNO that a 70 -year -old male from Anantnag who was admitted on July 3 died at SKIMS last night at around 10 pm.
“Sample of the patient was taken on July 3 which came positive on July 4”, he said, adding that patient was suffering from bilateral pneumonia and was on NIV support but his attendants had given negative consent for intubation.
He said that a 60 -year -old female from Shadipora Bandipora who had tested positive for COVID-19 died at SKIMS on Sunday at 9:15 am due to cardiopulmonary arrest with azotemia and sepsis.
“Patient was known case of hypertension, diabetes, CKD, ESRD admitted with pneumonia and encephalopathy, “he said.
Dr Saleem Tak, Medical superintendent at CD hospital said that a 40 -year -old male from Sangrama Baramulla who had tested positive for Covid-19 and referred from SMHS to CD on June 27 died today
“The patient was suffering from bilateral pneumonia and died on Sunday,” he said.
A 54-year old man from Baramulla died at SKIMS Soura here on late Sunday evening. “He was declared COVID positive on Saturday night. He died this evening,” MS SKIMS Dr Farooq Jan said.
With four more deaths, the death toll in J&K has reached to 131 including 117 from Kashmir and 14 from Jammu division.