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Kupwara cop, Jammu woman die of covid-19

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Srinagar: A police official from Kupwara and a 75-year-old woman from Jammu died of covid-19, officials said on Sunday.
They said that a 58-year-old police official, suffering from severe pneumonia with hypertension with type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, was referred from SMHS hospital. “He was on ventilator and had a cardiac arrest at 4:30 a.m. today. CPR was done but patient could not be revived and was declared dead at 5:00 a.m.,” a senior doctor at CD hospital, one of the exclusive facilities for the covid-19 management, told GNS.
Meanwhile, a senior doctor at government Chest Diseases Hospital Jammu told GNS that the septuagenarian was admitted to the hospital on July 24 and died at 12.30 a.m. today.
“Her sample was taken on July 20 and reported positive on July 24,” the doctor added.

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