Srinagar: Tasaduq Jeelani, Senior Kashmir Administrative Officer, has died of Covid-19 infection after fighting the infection and other health complications for about 18 days. Mr Tasadduq, who was currently Special Secretary, Social Welfare Deartment, was admitted at JVC SKIMS Bemina.
Confirming his death, Principal JVC SKIMS Bemina Dr Reyaz Untoo said that Tasaduq Jeelani died of post Covid complications.
“The cause of death was cardio pulmonary arrest,” Untoo said, adding that Mr Jeelani had been admitted in the hospital on 14 July this month and he died after a battle of 18 days.
Meanwhile, KAS Officer fraternity have expressed shock on Mr Tasadduq’s demise and have extended their condolences to the bereaved family.