Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir reported second death due to coronavirus after a 50-year-old man from Panzath, Qazigund, south Kashmir, died at Government Medical College (GMC), Anantnag on Tuesday.
Taking the death toll to 48–in which 43 are from Kashmir and five from Jammu division.
Principal GMC Anantnag, Dr. Showkat Jeelani, told a local news agency, Kashmir News Observer (KNO), that a 50-year-old man from Panzath, who “very critical” has died at the GMC.
The man had tested positive for COVID-19 a few days ago and was suffering from Pneumonia besides other ailments, he said.
So far, Srinagar district with 12 deaths due to the virus has the highest fatalities, followed by Baramulla nine, Anantnag seven, Kulgam four, three each in Shopian, Kupwara and Jammu, two in Budgam while one death each has been reported from Pulwama, Bandipora, Doda and Udhampur—(KNO)