Jammu: A 75-year-old man from Jammu became 11th victim of deadly virus (coronavirus) in Jammu and Kashmir.
Officials said that, a 75-year-old man died at his residence at Preet Nagar Digiana.
However, the family took him to GMC Jammu where doctors declared him dead on arrival and decided to take his samples for COVID-19. The body was later kept in the mortuary to wait for the reports, they said.
Medical Superintendent GMC Jammu Dr Dara Singh told news gathering agency GNS that the man was brought dead around 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday. “His sample was taken and body was shifted to the mortuary,” he said, adding, “the sample returned to be positive for Covid-19 today.”
The body would now be handed over to the family after following due protocol.