Srinagar: A 48- year- old lady infected with COVID- 19 from Baghat Barzulla area of Srinagar passed away at SKIMS Soura on Wednesday, taking overall death toll due to pandemic to 88 in Jammu & Kashmir .
Medical Superintendent SKIMS , Dr Farooq Jan told news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), that a Covid-19 positive lady from Baghat, who was admitted to SKIMS on 17 June, passed away at the hospital on Wednesday morning.
“The patient was suffering from Fungal Pneumonia besides other ailments,” he said. So far, 88 people have succumbed to the virus in J&K—ten from Jammu and 78 from the Valley.
Srinagar district with 21 deaths has the highest fatalities followed by Baramulla 13, Kulgam (11), Shopian (10), Jammu (7), six each in Budgam and Anantnag, Kupwara (5), Pulwama (four) while one death each has been reported from Bandipora, Doda, Udhampur and Rajouri—(KNO)