He reportedly died at the Cardiothoracic Centre of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, Accra, Ghana.
While some said he died from COVID-19 complications, some others claimed he has been battling with ill-health over the past few weeks.
Recall that the former President buried his late mother Madam Victoria Agbotui who died at the age of 101 in October 2020.
JJ Rawlings was born June 22, 1947.
He led a military junta until 1992, and then served two terms as the democratically-elected President of Ghana.