Srinagar, Aug 27: COVID-19, a deadly virus on Thursday claimed seven more lives in Kashmir Valley, thus taking the toll of total deaths due to the virus to 675 in the Union Territory.
An official told the news agency–Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that seven patients who died include a 95-year-old man from Jawahar Nagar Srinagar, a 60-year-old male from FatehKadal Srinagar, a 45-year-old woman from Pandach Srinagar, a 58 year-old woman from Hajan Pulwama, a 56-year-old woman from Waterwani Budgam, a 45-year-old woman from KhanSahib Budgam and a 56-year-old male from Narbal Budgam.
An official from SMHS Srinagar said that a patient from Khan Sahib Budgam who was admitted on 25 August as a case of hypertension and bilateral Pneumonia, a patient from Narbal Budgam who was admitted with hypertension, chronic kidney disease and Pneumonia on 25 August and a patient from Fateh Kadal who was admitted on 17 August with CKD, CAD and bilateral Pneumonia died at SMHS on Thursday.
An official from SKIMS Soura said that a patient from Pandach Srinagar who was admitted on 25 August, a patient from Kangan Pulwama who was admitted on 18 August and a patient from Waterwani Budgam who was admitted on 19 August died on Thursday.
An official from CD hospital said that a patient from Jawahar Nagar Srinagar who was admitted on 13 August died on Wednesday evening.
With seven more deaths, the death toll in Jammu and Kashmir has reached to 675 including 621 from Kashmir division and 54 from Jammu division –(KNO)