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Tasaduq Jeelani, senior bureaucrat of J&K dies of Coronavirus

Srinagar, July 31: Top Bureaucrat and Special Secretary, Social Welfare Deartment Tasaduq Jeelani died of Covid-19 infection. He was admitted at JVC SKIMS Bemina in Srinagar.

Confirming his death, Principal JVC SKIMS Bemina Dr Reyaz Untoo said that Tasaduq Jeelani died of post Covid-19 complications.

 “The cause of death was cardio pulmonary arrest,” Untoo said adding that Jeelani had been admitted in the hospital on 14 July this month and he died after a battle of 18 days.

Untoo said Jeelani was a diabetic patient as well.

Jeelani was earlier Director of Information and Deputy Commissioner of Anantnag.

Jammu and Kashmir is already dealing with several cases of Covid-19 and the death of Tasaduk Jeelani has shocked the UT.

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