65-year-old dies in Srinagar, Kashmir reports first death

65-year-old dies in Srinagar, Kashmir reports first death

A 65-year-old man infected with the coronavirus died at Chest Disease (CD) hospital Dalgate, Srinagar in the early hours of Thursday, Kashmir’s first recorded death due to the disease, official sources told Kashmir Glory.

The man had a medical history of illness with Sugar, hypertension and obesity. "Despite our best efforts, the COVID19 positive patient at Chest Disease Hospital, passed away due to cardiac arrest. The patient had medical history of prolonged illness with Sugar, hypertension, obesity," they said.