Srinagar: A 48-year old COVID-19 woman from Srinagar’s Baghat area with underlying ailments including blood cancer died at SKIMS Soura on Wednesday morning, officials said.
The woman’s death has taken J&K disease toll to 88.
Medical Superintendent, Dr Farooq A Jan said the patient was admitted as COVID-19 positive in infectious disease block.
The patient was a known case of Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML), a type of blood cancer with bone marrow transplant and Fungal Pneumonia, Dr Jan said
“The patient suffered arrhythmia at around 5.10 am and died due to cardiopulmonary arrest,” he added.