The News Scroll 19 May 2020  Last Updated at 10:58 am | Source: PTI

Man dies of COVID-19 in Kashmir

Man dies of COVID-19 in Kashmir
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Srinagar, May 19 (PTI) A 55-year-old man, who had tested positive for COVID-19, died at a hospital here on Tuesday, taking the coronavirus death toll in Jammu and Kashmir to 17, officials said.

The man from Baramulla district in north Kashmir died at Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) hospital this morning, Medical Superintendent, SKIMS Soura, Dr Farooq Jan told PTI.

He said the patient died of cardiac arrest.

The man was a cancer patient and had tested positive for coronavirus, Dr Jan said.

With his death, the number of COVID-related deaths in Jammu and Kashmir has risen to 17. PTI SSB MIJ DV DV DV

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