Srinagar: A trooper died in Kashmir Valley due to the deadly virus ( Coronavirus ) here in Kashmir Valley on Monday.
This is the first death of a Para military trooper in Kashmir since the outbreak of Coronavirus pandemic.
Medical Superintenden Sher-I-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences Srinagar, Dr Farooq Jan was quoted as saying by News agency KNT that Constable (name withheld) was admitted in the hospital on June 4 and on Monday morning he died of Covid-19 infection.
“The trooper was suffering from multiple ailments but Covid-19 is the main cause of his death,” Dr Jan said adding the trooper was posted in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district.
Jammu Kashmir has reported 42 deaths so for due to Coronavirus, among which 2 are non locals including this trooper, 4 are from Jammu and 36 from Kashmir.