64-Year-Old Patient Passes Away At Mumbai's Hospital, Death Toll Rises To 3 In India
By FnF Correspondent | PUBLISHED: 17, Mar 2020, 19:25 pm IST | UPDATED: 17, Mar 2020, 19:25 pm IST
New Delhi: A 64-year-old patient of COVID-19 novel coronavirus in India passed away on Tuesday in Mumbai’s Kasturba Hospital, making it India’s third reported death since the outbreak of the contagion here. The patient became the first such victim in Maharashtra, which has the highest number of positive COVID-19 cases
The man was under treatment at the state-run Kasturba Hospital in south-central Mumbai for the past few days.
'Death of 63-year-old male patient admitted at Kasturba Hospital is confirmed. He had high blood pressure, pneumonia & inflammation of heart muscles and increased heart rate leading to death. He tested positive for COVID19,' Municipal Corporation Greater Mumbai informed.
The Mumbai-based man, who had a travel history to Dubai, was under treatment at the state-run Kasturba Hospital in south central Mumbai where he was shifted after five days treatment at a private hospital.
The total number of positive cases of novel coronavirus in India shot up to 126 on Tuesday, as 11 fresh cases were detected after Monday. The total of 125 cases also include foreign nationals. On Monday the total number of cases were detected to be 114.