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#Kashmir reports first #COVID death

Asiannewshub Bureau

Srinagar, March 25 : Kashmir valley reported ist death due to the coronavirus as the 65-year-old man from Sopore (Presently living in Hyderpora) died at Chest Disease hospital Srinagar on Thursday morning.

Officials to wire service, saif that the person has died due to cardiac arrest and he had a long medical history of hypertension, diabetes, and obesity.

He had a travel history of New Delhi and UP where he was part of the Tablighi Jamaat, attended by people from  Malaysia and Indonesia.

Pertinently he had close contact with the four persons from Hajin Bandipora who were tested positive for Coronavirus on Wednesday. He has also come in contact with a large number of people in Kashmir after arriving from Delhi.

Notably, so far 11 persons have been tested positive for Covid-19 in Jammu and Kashmir with one death and one recovery.

Dr. Naveed Shah head of the Department chest Disease hospital Srinagar confirmed  that a man who had a long medical history died at CD hospital on Thursday morning—(KNO)

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