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46-year-old Sopore man dies of covid-19, JK toll touches 182

46-year-old Sopore man dies of covid-19, JK toll touches 182
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Srinagar, July 13: A 46-year-old man from Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district died of covid-19 at a hospital here on Monday, taking the fatality count due to the virus in J&K to 182. 

The quadragenarian was suffering from bilateral community acquired pneumonia (CAP) besides “multiple myelomas, thrombocytopenia and electrolyte dysfunction”, Dr G N Itoo, Deputy Commissioner Baramulla, said. He died at SKIMS Soura around 5:45 a.m., Dr Itoo added.

With the death, 165 people have died in Kashmir and 17 in Jammu division so far due to the deadly virus.

Srinagar district with 45 deaths has the highest fatalities followed by Baramulla (35), Kulgam (20), Shopian (16), Anantnag (14), Budgam (13), Jammu (10), Kupwara (10), Pulwama (5), Bandipora (3), Ganderbal (4) and Doda (2) while one death each has been reported from Poonch, Udhampur, Rajouri and Kathua. (GNS)


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