Srinagar, July 13 According to local news agency (GNS): A 65-year-old man from Rawalpora here died while his sample was being taken for covid-19 on Monday, officials said.

Medical Superintendent CD hospital, one of the exclusive facilities for the covid-19 management, told GNS that the man suffered cardiac arrest while his sampling was being done. “There might be some underlining ailment also. We have kept the body in hospital and the sample has been sent for covid-19 test,” he added.