Srinagar, June 8: A 55 year old man from Pampore town of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district died of Covid-19 infection in Srinagar hospital.
The deceased was admitted SMHS Hospital on 6 June and was suffering from Pneumonia.
With this death the tally of Covid-19 patients who have died in Jammu and Kashmir has reached 45, among which two are non-locals including a trooper and four deceased hail from Jammu region.
Earlier a trooper, elderly man from Haril Handwara and a man from Khanyar Srinagar died in Srinagar hospital. Both had been tested positive for Covid-19 while the man from Srinagar, though tested positive, died due to head injury which he had sustained in road accident.
Nodal Officer for Coronavirus at SMHS Hospital, Dr Salim Khan told news agency KNT that the patient who was hailing from Pampore town of Pulwama died of Pneumonia. “He was 55 years old suffering from acute Pneumonia. After being tested positive for Covid-19 he had been admitted in the hospital,” he said.