A 65-year-old man who had tested positive for thecoronavirus died at a hospital here on Sunday, taking the death toll due toCOVID-19 in Jammu and Kashmir to two, officials said.
The man, hailing from the Tangmarg area in Baramulladistrict, had tested positive for the coronavirus at SMHS hospital on Saturdaywhere he was undergoing treatment, they said.
The officials said he was shifted to the Chest DiseasesHospital after testing positive but died early Sunday morning.
With this the death toll due to the pandemic in the unionterritory has risen to two.
A 65-year-old man had died of coronavirus on Thursday.
As many as 13 persons tested positive for the deadly viruson Saturday, taking the total number of cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 33.
This was the highest number of positive cases reported inthe UT on a single day.
There are 29 active cases in the union territory while twopatients have recovered.