65-year-old Anantnag woman dies due to covid-19, J&K toll 286

Nadeem Nadu

Srinagar, July 24 : Kashmir Valley on Friday reported one more death attributed to covid-19, taking the fatality count due to the virus in Jammu and Kashmir to 286.

Official sources told GNS that a 65-year-old woman from Malaknag area of Anantnag having underlying ailments such as “Rheumatoid arthritis, pneumonia and hypertension” was admitted to the Government Medical College Anantnag on July 22.

“She was covid-19 positive and died early today,” a senior doctor at GMC Anantnag said.

So far 266 deaths have been reported in Kashmir and 20 in Jammu division. (GNS)

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