20-year-old woman dies of COVID-19 in north Kashmir's Bandipora

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A 20-year-old COVID-19 positive woman from north Kashmir’s Bandipora district who was shifted to a hospital in Srinagar after consuming a poisonous substance last week died on Sunday due to cardiopulmonary arrest, officials said today.

An official said that the woman who hailed from Shadipora area of the district was admitted to SKIMS Soura on 6th September after she had consumed a poisonous substance at her home.

At the hospital, the woman was diagnosed with bilateral COVID-19 pneumonia, OP poisoning and septic shock, said the official.

As per Chief Medical Officer Bandipora, Dr Bashir Ahmad said the woman died due to cardiopulmonary arrest.