SRINAGAR: A minimum of three extra folks died as a result of novel coronavirus in Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IOJ&Okay) area, officers mentioned on Monday, taking the entire variety of fatalities to 31.
The deceased embody a 45-year-old man from IOJ&Okay’s Shopain district, 70-year-old man from Pulwama district and a 72-year-old man from Doda district of occupied area.
Farooq Jan, medical superintendent at a tertiary hospital in Srinagar, mentioned that the deceased man from Ramnagar space of Shopian was admitted to hospital’s emergency at 9:00 pm native time (1530GMT) on Sunday.
“While he died in the midnight, his swab sample for the Covid-19 came in positive today,” Jan mentioned.
In the meantime, the affected person from Doda district died at a authorities hospital in occupied Jammu area on Monday.
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“He had multiple chronic ailments and he was found positive for the Covid-19 yesterday,” mentioned Dara Singh, medical superintendent on the Authorities Medical School (GMC) Jammu.
With these fatalities, the demise toll in occupied valley is now 27, whereas 4 individuals have to date died within the Jammu area. The IOJ&Okay has to date reported 2,500 instances within the area.
Pakistan has raised considerations a number of instances over the shortage of medical provides and help within the occupied valley, which has been below lockdown since August 5 when Modi-led authorities abrogated its Constitutional standing.