Deceased Budgam elderly turns out COVID-19 positive, J&K toll touches 80

Deceased Budgam elderly turns out COVID-19 positive, J&K toll touches 80

Srinagar: COVID-19 death toll has touched 80 in Jammu and Kashmir after an elderly man from central Kashmir’s Budgam district who passed away on Friday turned out to be COVID-19 positive.
The 65-year-old hailing from Kanihama Magam died after a cardiopulmonary arrest on Friday afternoon at SKIMS Soura immediately after admission, officials told Kashmir Reader.
He was also sampled for COVID-19 and has tested positive today, they added.
Officials said the patient had bilateral pneumonia at the time of admission.
The development has taken the death toll due to COVID-19 in J&K to 80.

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