Srinagar, July 26 According to local news agency (KNO): Three more people lost their battle with COVID-19 on Sunday in J&K, taking the total number of people who died of the dreaded virus so to 311 in the UT.

Officials told news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that three persons who died include a 58-year-old cop from Kupwara, an 80-year-old man from Beerwah Budgam and a 75-year-old man from Karan Bagh Jammu.

An official from CD hospital Srinagar said that a 58-year-old police official from Kupwara who was suffering from pneumonia, hypertension and diabetes died on Sunday morning.

He further added that an 80-year-old man from Beerwah Budgam who was admitted on 18 July with multiple ailments died on Sunday.

A health official from CD hospital Jammu said that a 70-year-old female from Karan Bagh Jammu who was admitted on 24 July with hypertension, diabetes and other ailments died on 26 July at a 12:30 am.

With three more deaths, the toll of deaths related to COVID-19 has reached to 311 including 288 from Kashmir division and 23 from Jammu division.