Kashmir reports its first Covid-19 death: Funeral held in Sopore, two dozen people participated

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By Fast Kashmir on 26/03/2020.

Kashmir reports its first Covid-19 death: Funeral held in Sopore, two dozen people participated

Srinagar, March 26: Kashmir valley Thursday reported its first Cornovirus death at Chest Disease (CD) hospital Srinagar, while around 20 people were allowed to offer his funeral prayers.

The 65-year man had a medical history of illness with Sugar, hypertension and obesity and was a resident of Hyderpora and was originally from Baramulla district.

As per his travel history, the man had returned from New Delhi, UP, Jammu recently after being part of a ‘Tablighi Jamaat’ attended by people from Indonesia and Malaysia.

An eyewitness at Sopore told JKNS that around 25 persons were allowed to participate in funeral prayers of the deceased at Sopore. (JKNS)

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