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Mother-son duo from Srinagar’s Dalgate die of COVID-19, expert raises alarm

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Srinagar : A mother-son duo from Dalgate locality of Srinagar died due to deadly Coronavirus (COVID-19) on Tuesday while experts raised alarm, appealing people to follow guidelines in spirit.

An official told a local news gathering agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that 70-year-old woman and 33-year-old male, mother and son respectively from Dalgate area of Srinagar died of COVID-19 in Shri Maharaja Hari Singh hospital.

An official at SMHS hospital said that a woman who was admitted in the hospital on 02 October with billateral Pneumonia died on Monday afternoon.

He added that 33-year-old male who was admitted in the hospital on 03 October with billateral Pneumonia died on Tuesday morning.

Meanwhile, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) President, Dr Nisar-ul-Hassan said that it is very unfortunate that people are not taking coronavirus seriously.

He added that coronavirus can attack anybody, anyone can die irrespective of underlining comorbities, people have to take this deadly disease very seriously and the only tool that can prevent the contraction is by following the health guidelines, using of masks and personal hygiene.

He further said that if any family member is having flu symptoms, immediately he or she should be quarantined and he should inform the healthcare authorities—(KNO)

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