“The patient was also on dialysis as well. He expired today early morning at 4 am,” he said.
As regards the nonagenarian, a resident of Tangmarg area of Baramulla, Medical Superintendent CD hospital, Dr. Saleem Tak, said that he was admitted on June 26 and died at 2:00 a.m. today.
“He was suffering from hypertension, cardiac ailments and bilateral pneumonia,” he told GNS.
With the deaths, 136 people have succumbed to the virus in J&K— 122 from the Valley and 14 from Jammu division.
Srinagar district with 32 deaths has the highest fatalities followed by Baramulla (25), Kulgam (16), Shopian (13), Anantnag (11), Budgam (10), Jammu(8), Kupwara (7), Pulwama (four), Bandipora (three), Doda (2) while one death each has been reported from Ganderbal, Poonch, Udhampur, Rajouri and Kathua.