A 55-year-old man from north Kashmir’s Baramulla district died due to coronavirus, J&K’s second fatality to COVID-19 on Sunday at Srinagar’s Chest Disease Hospital, officials said.
The patient was kept in an isolation ward after testing positive for novel coronavirus on Saturday, March 28. He was initially admitted to the SMHS hospital and then shifted to the Chest Disease Hospital after doctors suspected he had coronavirus symptoms.
Rohit Kansal, the J&K government spokesperson, said the administration is closely monitoring and reviewing the situation and proactively taking various steps to combat COVID-19 pandemic. He appealed to the people to report travel history and cooperate with the government in breaking the chain of transmission.