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Covid-19: Kashmir reports 2 more deaths, J&K toll 204

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Srinagar: Kashmir Valley reported two more deaths due to covid-19, taking the fatality count due to the virus in Jammu and Kashmir to 204.

Dr. G H Yatoo, Nodal Officer Coronavirus Control Measures at SKIMS Soura told GNS that a 60-year-old man from Saida Kadal Srinagar died at 8:30 a.m. today. Admitted on July 14, the sexagenarian was in medical emergency and his sample was taken yesterday. “The body was kept in mortuary and the patient tested covid-19 positive,” he added.

Meanwhile, Deputy Commissioner Budgam, Shahbaz Ahmad Mirza, told GNS that a 70-year-old patient from Rathsuna area of the central Kashmir district was found positive for Covid-19 after death today.

Earlier, Valley reported seven covid-19 related deaths and six of them were reported from SKIMS Soura, the tertiary care hospital in outskirts of Srinagar, and one from GMC Anantnag.

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