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

Confirming his death, Principal JVC SKIMS Bemina Dr Reyaz Untoo told news agency KNT that Tasaduq Jeelani died of post Covid 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.

He was admitted in the ICU of JVC hospital. (KNT)