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June 02, 2020 04:11:00 | Mansoor Peer

COVID-19: Three die in 24 hours, JK toll 31

Three more COVID-19 positive persons including two in Kashmir and one in Jammu died on Monday taking the number of deaths to 31.
A 45-year-old man from Ramnagar area of Shopian with comorbidities was admitted to SKIMS Soura on Sunday as a case of CKD, ESRD, coupled with chest infiltrates.
Medical Superintendent SKIMS Soura, Dr Farooq Jan said the patient was suffering from multiple illnesses and was in deep shock.
“After initial stabilisation, the patient was shifted to a ward as a suspect case of coronavirus and in the mean time his sample was taken for testing,” he said.
However, the patient died after which the body was put in mortuary after following the proper protocols while his sample returned positive today.
The second death has been also reported in Shopian.
As per the doctors, a 70-year-old man of Hanjipora Shopian, a known case of COPD was brought dead to District Hospital Pulwama on Monday.
“He was brought dead to the hospital. His sample was taken as part of precautions and it returned positive later,” said a doctor at DH Pulwama.
Following the death, at least 10 contacts of the deceased man and a doctor at Pulwama hospital have been quarantined.
Shopian has so far recorded three deaths to the novel coronavirus while 170 people tested positive of which 108 have recovered in the district.
The third death has been reported in Jammu division.
As per the health officials, a 72-year-old persons from Doda having breathing problem was admitted at GMC Jammu two days ago.
The patient was shifted to isolation ward and he died during treatment.
His sample has been tested positive today, the official said.
With the three fresh deaths, the death toll due to COVID-19 has soared to 31 in J&K that include 27 from Kashmir and four from Jammu division.
As per official figures, Srinagar has seven causalities, followed by Anantnag and Baramulla with five, Kulgam four, Shopian three, two each at Budgam and Jammu, and one each at Bandipora and Udhampur.

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June 02, 2020 04:11:00 | Mansoor Peer

COVID-19: Three die in 24 hours, JK toll 31

              

Three more COVID-19 positive persons including two in Kashmir and one in Jammu died on Monday taking the number of deaths to 31.
A 45-year-old man from Ramnagar area of Shopian with comorbidities was admitted to SKIMS Soura on Sunday as a case of CKD, ESRD, coupled with chest infiltrates.
Medical Superintendent SKIMS Soura, Dr Farooq Jan said the patient was suffering from multiple illnesses and was in deep shock.
“After initial stabilisation, the patient was shifted to a ward as a suspect case of coronavirus and in the mean time his sample was taken for testing,” he said.
However, the patient died after which the body was put in mortuary after following the proper protocols while his sample returned positive today.
The second death has been also reported in Shopian.
As per the doctors, a 70-year-old man of Hanjipora Shopian, a known case of COPD was brought dead to District Hospital Pulwama on Monday.
“He was brought dead to the hospital. His sample was taken as part of precautions and it returned positive later,” said a doctor at DH Pulwama.
Following the death, at least 10 contacts of the deceased man and a doctor at Pulwama hospital have been quarantined.
Shopian has so far recorded three deaths to the novel coronavirus while 170 people tested positive of which 108 have recovered in the district.
The third death has been reported in Jammu division.
As per the health officials, a 72-year-old persons from Doda having breathing problem was admitted at GMC Jammu two days ago.
The patient was shifted to isolation ward and he died during treatment.
His sample has been tested positive today, the official said.
With the three fresh deaths, the death toll due to COVID-19 has soared to 31 in J&K that include 27 from Kashmir and four from Jammu division.
As per official figures, Srinagar has seven causalities, followed by Anantnag and Baramulla with five, Kulgam four, Shopian three, two each at Budgam and Jammu, and one each at Bandipora and Udhampur.