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24-yr-old among 38 die of COVID-19 in J&K, toll reaches 2,496

(Asian News Hub) – Thirty eight fresh COVID-19 related deaths were reported in Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir since last night, thus taking the total fatalities count to 2,496.

An official told that the patients who died include 59-year-old man from Buchwara, 70-year-old man from Safakadal, 82-year-old lady from Sonwar, 65-year-old woman from Aloochi bagh, 75-year-old woman from Nowpora, 75-year-old man from Alamgari Bazar, 50-year-old woman from Zaffron Colony Pampore, 65-year-old man from Nowgam, 65-year-old man from Noor Bagh, 26-year-old non-local from U.P at present residing at Habbakadal, 50-year-old woman from Khanyar, 85-year-old man from Shivpora, 65-year-old man from Gusoo Pulwama, 70-year-old man from Tral, 75-year-old man from Khrew Shaar, 62-year-old man from man from from Sarnal Anantnag, 65-year-old man from Anantnag, 24-year-old from Manjakote Rajouri, 65-year-old man from Thanamandi, 56-year-old woman from Nowshera Rajouri and 18 deaths were reported at GMC Jammu.

An official said that 59-year-old man from Buchwara, 65-year-old woman from from Aloochi bagh, 50-year-old woman from Zaffron Colony Pampore, 65-year-old man from Nowgam, 65-year-old man from Noorbagh, 26-year-old from Habbakadal and 85-year-old man from Shivpora died at SMHS Hospital Srinagar since last night.

He added that 75-year-old woman from Nowpora, 75-year-old man from Alamgari Bazar and 50-year-old woman from Khanyar died at Sher-e-Kashmir Institute Of Medical Sciences days after testing positive for COVID-19.

He further added that 70-year-old man from Safakadal died at JLNM Hospital Rainawari, whereas, 82-year-old woman from Sonwar died at CD Hospital Dalgate.

Two patients from Anantnag died at GMC Anantnag, whereas, 70-year-old man from Tral, 75-year-old man from Khrew Shaar and 65-year-old man from Gusoo Pulwama died at DH Pulwama since last night.

Meanwhile, 25-year-old man Manjakote, 65-year-old man Thanamandi and 56-year-old woman from Nowshera died at GMC Rajouri and eighteen more patients sccumbed at GMC Jammu since last night.

With 38 fresh COVID-19 related deaths, the fatalities count in UT of Jammu and Kashmir mounted to 2,496, including 1,027 in Jammu division and 1,469 in Kashmir division.

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In absence of family, Muslim neighbours perform last rites of elderly Pandit in Pulwama

(Asian News Hub) – The Muslim neighbours in Tahab locality of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district performed the last rites of an elderly Kashmiri Pandit on Saturday.

According to the news agency—KNO, Pandit Makhan Lal (70) breathed his last at his home in Tahab on Friday late night, plunging the whole locality in mourning.

Soon after the news of his death spread, the local Muslims made special arrangements to perform his last rites. They also ferried firewood to cremate the deceased.

“It is in our Islam to take care of our neighbours irrespective of their religion,” Zubair, a local resident said.

He said that his family members were in Jammu and it is their duty to perform his last rites.

Makhan Lal was a retired employee in BSNL and died after brief illness. He is survived by three daughters and two sons.

Notably, Makhan Lal was the maternal uncle of chief medical officer Pulwama, Dr Ramesh Mall.

Pandit families who are residing in Tahab locality did not migrate from Kashmir valley during the early 1990’s and instead decided to stay put. Since then the two communities have lived in the locality in harmony and have always shown compassion to each other.

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CRPF man among six die of Covid-19 in Kashmir, toll 2,678 in J&K

(Asian News Hub) – At least six persons including a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), who were tested positive for COVID-19, died on Saturday evening in Kashmir, taking the toll of deaths to 2,678 in Jammu and Kashmir.

An official told that six patients who died include 50-year-old CRPF man of 96 BN posted in Anantnag, 45-year-old man from Rajbagh, 58-year-old woman from Harwan, 55-year-old man from Chadoora, 50-year-old man from Iddgha and 85-year-old woman from Chadoora.

He said that three deaths were reported at Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) Soura while one death was reported at SMHS Hospital Srinagar.

He further added that one each death was reported at JVC Bemina and CD Hospital Dalgate.

With six fresh fatalities, the death toll related to Covid-19 in Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir mounted to 2,678.

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CRPF man dies of Covid-19 at SKIMS Soura

(Asian News Hub) – A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) man, who was tested positive for COVID-19, died on Saturday at SK Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) Srinagar.

An official told that a CRPF man identified as Abhimaniya Sahu of 96 BN CRPF posted at Mattan area of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district died at SKIMS Soura days after testing positive for COVID-19.

He said that the CRPF man was admitted in the hospital on Saturday morning where as, breathed his last this evening.

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