4 more die of Covid-19 in Kashmir
Srinagar: Kashmir Valley on Saturday reported four more deaths due to covid-19.
Among the fresh casualties, three were from Srinagar, the worst hit district both in terms of the causalities as well as number of the covid-19 cases, while another victim belonged to Baramulla, officials told GNS.
They said a 70-year-old man from Peerbagh area of Srinagar, who was admitted on July 20, and tested positive for the virus subsequently, died at SKIMS Soura at 7 a.m. today.
At 7:40 a.m., they said, another patient—a 75-year-old man from Rawalpora Srinagar— died at the tertiary care hospital. “He had cardio-pulmonary arrest. The patient was suffering from pneumonia and ARDS,” a senior doctor of the hospital told GNS.
Later at 9:30 a.m., a 48-year-old woman from Kantbagh Baramulla passed away at the hospital, the doctor. She was admitted on July 22 and diagnosed as case of pneumonia and ARDS besides hypothyroidism, he added.
Meanwhile, a 70-year-old woman from Safa Kadal area of Srinagar died at SMHS hospital, a senior doctor confirmed to GNS.