Srinagar, April 17 (IANS) A 70-year-old COVID-19 patient died at JVC SKIMS Hospital on Friday taking the toll of corona deaths in J&K to five, officials said.
Medical superintendent JVC SKIIMS hospital Dr Shafa Deva told IANS that the patient was admitted to the hospital on April 2.
“He was COVID-19 positive and had several other underlying health conditions like hypertension and pneumonia,” she said.
The death toll due to COVID-19 has now risen to five in J&K. Four among those belong to the Kashmir valley and one is from the Jammu region.
314 COVID-19 cases have been reported in J&K till Thursday including 54 from the Jammu region and 260 from the Kashmir valley.