65-year-old Anantnag woman dies due to COVID-19, J&K toll 286

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Kashmir Valley on Friday reported one more death due to covid-19, taking the fatality count due to the virus in Jammu and Kashmir to 286.

Official sources told news agency GNS that a 65-year-old woman from Malaknag area of Anantnag having underlying ailments like rheumatoid arthritis, pneumonia and hypertension was admitted to the Government Medical College Anantnag on July 22.

“She was covid-19 positive and died early today,” a senior doctor at GMC Anantnag said.

So far 266 deaths have been reported in Kashmir and 20 in Jammu division.