Srinagar, July 22: A man who died of Covid-19 infection, living in Srinagar was buried at his native Hajin village of North Kashmir’s Banipora district on Wednesday.
Sources told news agency KNT that 47 year old man died of Covid infection at SKIMS Soura on Wednesday morning. The deceased was living in Zoonimar area of Eidgah Srinagar from past 14 years. However, family decided to bury him at his native Shahgund Hajin village of Bandipora.
“We are thankful to Zoonimar locals who had insisted us to bury the departed soul in the local graveyard, but as per the last wish of the deceased, we buried him in his native village,” said a relative of the deceased.
Pertinently, the cumulative total of Covid-19 cases in Jammu and Kashmir has crossed 15000 mark with four more deaths on Wednesday. Four more patients who had tested Covid-19 positive have died, taking the number of people who have succumbed to the novel Coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir to 270.