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Srinagar, May 21 ( KNO): A- 70- year-old lady from Budgam district who was tested positive for covid-19 on  May 18 dies at CD hospital, officials said on Thursday.

Dr Salim Khan Nodal officer for covid-19 at GMC Srinagar told news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), that a  70-year old female from Parisabad, Budgam who was initially admitted in SMHS Hospital on 15th May, tested positive for COVID and shifted to CD Hospital Srinagar died at CD hospital on Thursday.

She was a case of COPD with restrictive lung disease and COVID pneumonia and she died in ICU of CD Hospital after sudden cardiac arrest, he added.

With her the death toll in J&K due to covid-19 has reached to 19 including 17 from Kashmir division and 2 from Jammu division—(KNO)

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