Srinagar, July 12: In a shocking news an days-old baby girl of south Kashmir’s Kulgam District became a fresh victim of this deadly virus, taking the fatalities toll to 179 in Jammu and Kashmir.

A senior health official confirming to Kashmir Despatch about the fatality said, an 11-days-old a baby girl died at Srinagar hospital this evening.

He said the baby girl belonged to Yaropora village of Kulgam.

This is 8th COVID death in a single day on Sunday sofar, taking total toll of deaths due to Coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir to 179.“`