An elderly man from north Kashmir's Bandipora district has died of COVID-19 at Srinagar's SMHS hospital, making him third casualty due the novel coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir officials said.
An official at GMC Srinagar said that the man was admitted to SMHS on Monday with cough, breathlessness and pneumonia.
"He died on Monday evening. His sample result came today which has revealed that he was positive case of COVID-19," the official said.
With the new casualty, the number of deaths due to COVID-19 in J&K has rised to three, all from Kashmir.