Srinagar: An 18-year-old girl and a 19-year-old boy were among five more persons, who succumbed to the covid-19 in Jammu and Kashmir since last evening, officials said on Sunday.
Also one among victims was suffering from mucormycosis (black fungus), a 58-year-old man from Kathua, taking the number of such deaths to three in the J&K.
The 18-year-old girl died at GMC Rajouri, eight days after she was admitted to the hospital.
A 19-year-old youth from Bihar died a day after he was admitted to the GMC Rajouri, they said.
The patient suffering from mucormycosis died at GMC Jammu early morning today, a week after he was admitted there, they said.
Two other persons who died due to covid-19 were from Pulwama—an 80-year-old from Rakhi Pulwama and a 60-year-old man from Awantipora.
With these deaths, 4179 people have succumbed to the virus so far, they said.
Lately, there has been decrease in both the number of daily cases and deaths in Jammu and Kashmir. So far over 200 people have died this month while over 14,000 cases have been added to the overall tally. On Tuesday J&K reported 866 fresh cases while 14 people succumbed to the virus. Last month was deadliest as J&K recorded 1,625 Covid-19 deaths.