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CRPF Trooper, 2 Women confirmed Covid-19 positive posthumously, J&K toll 194

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Srinagar: A paramilitary CRPF trooper posted in Baramulla and two elderly women from south Kashmir have tested positive for covid-19 posthumously, officials said on Tuesday.

So far 194 people have died in Jammu and Kashmir and include three persons who died earlier today.

Medical Superintendent SMHS Hospital Dr Nazir Choudhary told GNS that a test report of a 35-year-old paramilitary CRPF trooper from 66th Battalion Baramulla returned positive for the covid-19, a day after his death.
A resident of Nowshera Rajouri, the tricenarian was suffering from high fewer and pneumonia, he added.
Meanwhile, Dr Majid Mahrib, Medical Superintendent GMC Anantnag, told GNS that two women, both aged 60-years, from Semthan Kulgam and Anantnag died at the hospital on July 10 and their bodies were handed over to the families as per the new protocol. “Their samples returned positive late last night,” he added.

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