Srinagar, July 1: Twelve days after testing positive for the novel coronavirus, a 50-year-old woman from Eidgah area of Srinagar died at a hospital here on Wednesday, taking the fatality count due to the covid-19 to 102 in Jammu and Kashmir.
Dr Farooq Jan, Medical Superintendent SKIMS Soura here, told GNS that the woman was admitted on June 19 in Infectious Disease Block “as a case of hypertension, hypothyroidism with community acquired pneumonia with Type 1 respiratory failure.”
“She expired on at 6 a.m.,” he said.
With the death, 102 people so far have succumbed to the virus in J&K— 89 from the Valley and 12 from Jammu division.
Srinagar district with 25 deaths has the highest fatalities followed by Baramulla (16), Kulgam (13), Shopian (12), seven each from Jammu and Budgam and Anantnag and Kupwara (5), Pulwama (4) while one death each has been reported from Bandipora, Poonch, Doda, Udhampur, Rajouri and Kathua.