24-year-old woman among 15 more die of covid-19, J&K toll 1148

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A 24-year-old woman was among fifteen persons who died due to covid-19 in Jammu and Kashmir in the last 24 hours, officials said on Monday.

They said eleven victims belonged to Jammu and four to Kashmir Valley—two from Pulwama and one each from Bandipora and Shopian.

Regarding Jammu, they said, seven were residents of Jammu district and one each hailed from Udhampur, Doda, Samba and Ramban.

The victims included a 24-year-old woman from Roop Nagar Jammu, a 62-year-old man from Simlar Camp Jammu, a 60-year-old woman from Kuajwari jammu, a 60-year-old man from Narwal Kasim Naga and a 61-year-old woman from Ustad Mohalla Jammu.

Among others those who died in Kashmir included a 60-year-old man from Tral Pulwama who died at SKIMS Soura.

Also, a doctor at SKIMS Soura told news agency GNS that a 55-year-old man from Bongam Shopian died at the tertiary care hospital, eight days after he was admitted and diagnosed with Covid pneumonia with respiratory failure. “He died due to cardiopulmonary arrest,” the doctor said.

With these deaths, 1148 people have died due to covid-19 including 827 from Kashmir Valley and 320 from Jammu division.