1 more succumbs to Covid in J&K, toll reaches 53

A Covid-19 patient succumbed on Friday in a government medical college hospital here taking the number of patients killed by the deadly virus to 53 in Jammu and Kashmir.

An official said the patient was from Rajouri district, who tested positive, and was admitted in the hospital in Jammu since June 7.

This is the first COVID death in the Rajouri district. So far, 4,574 patients have tested positive in the union territory