Srinagar: An elderly Coronavirus positive patient from Baramulla passed away at a local hospital in Srinagar Saturday morning making him the sixth victim of the ongoing pandemic.
Medical Superintendent SKIMS Bemia Dr Shifa Deva told The Kashmir Monitor that a male patient, 70, hailing from Tangmarg, passed away at the hospital.
“He had tested positive for COVID-19, and suffered from pneumonia,” Dr Deva said.
She added that the patient had a history of hypertension and cardiac issues too.
To mention this is the sixth death due to the virus in J&K. Five of the deaths have taken place in Kashmir.
Earlier, another elderly from Tangmarg had died of the virus.