96-year-old man becomes oldest person in JK to die of COVID, toll reaches 256

Srinagar: A 96-year-old man from Pattan area of Baramulla district on Tuesday became Jammu and Kashmir’s oldest to die from novel coronavirus.

Official sources said that the man died two days after he was admitted to CD hospital, one of the exclusive facilities for the management of the COVID patients in the Kashmir Valley.

The elderly was suffering from multiple ailments including hypertension, Type-2 diabetes, chronic kidney disease, COPD (Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), Dementia, etc, they said.

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