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COVID19: Cop among five more die in Kashmir, J-K toll 920

Jahangeer Ganaie

Srinagar, Sep 16 : Five more patients including a cop, who were tested positive for COVID-19 died on Wednesday in Kashmir, thus taking the toll of deaths due to Novel Coronavirus to 920 in the Union Territory.

An official from SKIMS Soura told that a policeman from Chadoora posted at Accounts section of Police hospital Srinagar who was admitted at SKIMS died on Wednesday.

He added that a 40-year-old man from Chadoora and 28-year-old youth from Gund Ibrahim Pattan area of Baramulla hospital also died on Wednesday morning after testing positive for COVID19.

An official from SMHS said that a patient from Umar Colony Lal Bazar Srinagar who was admitted on 11 September with Pneumonia died on Wednesday.

An official from JVC SKIMS Bemina said that an elderly patient from Shopian who was admitted on 11 September died on Wednesday.

With five more deaths, the death toll in Jammu and Kashmir has reached to 920 including 174 from Jammu division and 746 from Kashmir division—(With KNO inputs)

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