First coronavirus patient dies in Indian occupied Kashmir

First coronavirus patient dies in Indian occupied Kashmir
Srinagar: Amid ongoing lockdown by Indian government in occupied Kashmir, the valley on Thursday reported first death related to novel coronavirus.

A 65-year-old man died at Chest Disease (CD) Hospital at Dalgate, in Srinagar in the wee hours of Thursday, reported KMS News.

The deceased persons is said to be resident of Hyderpora Srinagar and had returned to valley after visiting New Delhi, UP in India with a tableeghi jamaat.

The patient is said to be had medical history of illness with sugar, hypertension and obesity.

There are eight cases of coronavirus cases in Kashmir valley while total number in entire occupied territory has swelled to 11.

Military lockdown and restrictions continue on consecutive 235th day today in occupied Kashmir after India ripped the valley of special status of the held territory.

Amid various lockdowns, the lack of connectivity and media blackout has added to their miseries further. More than eight million people are struck with 2G services as doctors in the area are unable to download guidelines and other updates about the disease.