COVID-19: 40-year-old lady from Anantnag dies at SKIMS, tally jumps to 18 in J&K | KNO

5th COVID-19 death in JK in last 3 days
COVID-19: 40-year-old lady from Anantnag dies at SKIMS, tally jumps to 18 in J&K | KNO

Kashmir News Observer (KNO)

Srinagar, May 20 (KNO): The Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir  witnessed 18th death due to COVID-19 after a 40-year-old positive patient from Anantnag district died at Sher Kashmir Institute of Medical (SKIMS) Soura on late Tuesday evening  With the fresh death, the total number of COVID deaths in J&K have reached 18, of which 16 are from  Kashmir and two from Jammu region. Official authorities at SKIMS confirmed to news agency —Kashmir News Observer (KNO), that a positive patient from Bijbehara area of Anantnag , who was COVID positive, died at SKIMS at around 11:30 pm on Tuesday. They said that patient was shifted to SKIMS from SMHS with gastronomic and other problems. In last 3 days J&K recorded 5 COVID deaths including three from South Kashmir that included two elderly men and a women with Cancer history, besides a 55-year-old patient from Rafiabad—(KNO)