Srinagar, July 03: A 70-year-old man from north Kashmir’s Baramulla district died on Friday afternoon at CD hospital, thus taking the overall toll of deaths due to the virus in Jammu and Kashmir to 118.

Dr Saleem Tak, Medical Superintendent at CD hospital told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that a 70-year-old man from Baramulla, who was tested positive for COVID-19 and was referred from SMHS on Thursday, died at CD hospital on Friday afternoon.

The patient was very critical and was on ventilator, he said, adding that the patient was suffering from Hypertension, Diabetes, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and other ailments.

With his death, the death toll due to COVID-19 in J&K has reached to 118 including 104 from Kashmir division and 14 from Jammu division—(KNO)