51-year-old man dies due to COVID-19, death toll mounts to 82 in J&K

Srinagar: A 51-year-old from Kupwara died of COVID-19 in Kashmir valley on Sunday, taking the death toll due to the infection in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir to 82.
With this, 46 people have lost their lives due to infection in 17 days, and 67 people in 33 day in J&K, where the COVID-19 positive cases are nearing 6000-mark. Five persons — 40-year-old woman from Srinagar, 80-year-old woman from Kulgam, another woman from Pulwama, 65-year-old man from Budgam and a Jammu resident — died due to COVID-19.
Official sources said a patient, a resident of Rafiabad in Kupwara, was admitted to S K Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) on June 4 after he tested positive for COVID-19. “The patient, who was a case of post renal transplant, was to undergo Arteriovenous Fistula,” they said.
They said the patient suffered a massive heart attack and died on Sunday morning.
With this fatality, the death toll has risen to six in Kupwara. Srinagar is the worst affected district with 19 causalities due to the disease in the UT, followed by Baramulla with 13 deaths. Shopian stands at number three with 10 deaths, followed by Kulgam with nine fatalities. Six people have lost their lives due to the infection in Budgam and Kupwara, while five in Anantnag.
Ten districts of Jammu have reported 10 fatalities while 72 people have lost their lived due to COVID-19 in ten districts of Kashmir.
Four people –including a 15-day-old infant, a 79-year-old man from Srinagar and 80-year-old man from Baramulla, 80-year-old man from Shopian — died due to the disease on Friday. Eight people — including six from Kashmir and two from Jammu — died due to COVID-19 on Wednesday and Thursday. Four people from Kashmir valley died due to COVID-19 in the first two days of this week. Earlier on June 14, two persons, including an 85-year-old man from Kashmir and a 69-year-old man from Jammu, died due to COVID-19.
On June 12, border district of Rajouri recorded the first COVID-19 fatality with 65-year-old man dying due to the infection at Government Medical College (GMC) Jammu. A 62-year-old woman, a resident of Kulgam, died due to COVID-19 in a hospital in this summer capital on June 11.
Five people — including two 70-year-old men, 52-year-old auto-driver and 31-year-old man — died due to COVID-19 on June 9 in Kashmir. On June 8, Kashmir valley recorded five deaths, including that of a CRPF jawan, due to COVID-19. The deceased included the 40-year-old CRPF jawan from Uttar Pradesh, 55-year-old man from Pampore, 65-year-old man from Handwara, 35-year-old man from Srinagar and 70-year-old man from Baramulla.
A non-local tailor, a resident of Kolkata, was tested positive for COVID-19 on June 7, hours after he died in a local hospital in Srinagar. Three people, including three persons from Kashmir and 62-year-old woman from Jammu, died due to COVID-19 on June 6.
A 65-year-old woman from Srinagar, who died at a hospital in this summer capital on Thursday evening, tested positive for COVID-19 on June 5. A 60-year-old man from Srinagar died due to COVID-19 at a hospital in this summer capital on June 4. An 86-year-old man from north Kashmir district of Baramulla tested positive for COVID-19, five days after he passed away in a health centre in the valley on June 3. Five persons, including four from Kashmir and one from Jammu, died due to COVID-19 in the UT on June 1.

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