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Covid-19: Man tested positive after death,toll 62

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Srinagar: A day after a 70-year-old man from Budgam district died at a hospital here, his swab sample returned positive for the covid-19 on Monday.

The death of the septuagenarian from Chadoora area of the central Kashmir district has taken the fatality count due to the pathogen in J&K to 62.

“The patient with sepsis and bilateral pneumonia was admitted on June 14 and died on the same day. His swab sample returned positive for the covid-19,” Dr Nazir Choudhary, Medical Superintendent SMHS hospital, said.

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