Block, Death toll mounts to 13
PAMPORE: Corona virus claimed three lives in Pampore Medical Block of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district in the past 24 hours, raising the death toll in the block to 13 so far.
Among the dead two were women and one was male adult.
Medical officer Sub District Hospital Pampore Dr Mohammad Ashraf Bhat told Kashmir Reader that a 65-year-old-woman from Tulbagh locality of Pampore died at SMHS Srinagar hospital on Saturday evening, another woman,60, a resident of Frestabal locality of Pampore died at SMHS and a 65-year-old man from Kakapora died at CD hospital Srinagar due to the novel Coronavirus.
The two dead women belong to Saffron town Pampore.
” Since yesterday morning we registered 3 deaths due to COVID-19 in Pampore Medical Block . We have been advising people in Pampore medical Block to follow safety measures and avoid crowding OPD’s but they take it lightly,” he said, adding that people should shun taking COVID-19 for granted and take all measures to protect themselves.
The dead were buried in their respective graveyards following all SOP’s under the supervision of revenue department Pampore.