A 45 year old man from south Kashmir's Shopian district died of Covid-19 in Kashmir on Monday, taking the death toll to 29 in Jammu and Kashmir.
As per an official, the patient was admitted in emergency ward of SKIMS Soura on Sunday.
After initial stabilization, patient was shifted to Ward 2A as a suspect case of COVID and nasopharyngeal swab was taken.
Patient however died during midnight.
The dead body as per health official was kept in mortuary in a body bag and all preacautions were taken.
The test of the patient came Covid-19 positive today at 2pm.