5 persons die of COVID-19 in IIOJK

Srinagar, December 17 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, five persons died of COVID-19 and 149 tested positive in the territory.

According to Kashmir Media Service, four persons who were suffering from the COVID-19 infection succumbed in the Kashmir Valley and a 70-year-old fully vaccinated man hailing from Dessa Bhagwah in Doda district died of the virus at the Government Medical College (GMC) Doda.

Of the 149 new Covid-19 cases, 102 were reported in Kashmir Valley reported, 31 in Jammu division and 16 in Ladakh region.

The authorities ordered closure of Block Office Paranpillan in Uri area of Baramulla district after an employee tested positive for corona.