The death toll due to COVID-19 in the union territory of Jammu and Kashmir rose to 33, as Kashmir recorded second death on Tuesday.

An official told a youth from North Kashmir’s Lolab who died on yesterday and his sample turned positive this afternoon.

With this fresh death the toll now stands at 33 in Jammu and Kashmir.

Earlier this day an elderly woman from Khanpora Baramulla became victim of this deadly virus.

She died on Monday and her swab sample turned positive today a health official at GMC Baramulla confirmed to this newspaper.(KD)