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Covid-19 positive patient dies in Tamil Nadu, the country’s virus number increases to 11 | India News


MADURAI (TAMIL NADU): Tamil Nadu Health Minister C Vijayabaskar said on Wednesday that a COVID-19 positive patient died in a hospital here.

Update: Despite our best efforts, the Covid-19 + ve Pt at MDU, #RajajiHospital, passed away a few minutes ago. He had a medical history of prolonged steroid-dependent COPD disease, uncontrolled diabetes with hypertension. @ MoHFW_INDIA @CMOTamilNadu , “Vijayabaskar tweeted.

Previously, the minister said that three new cases of COVID-19 were reported in the state and that the patients were kept in isolation.

“Coronaupdate: 3 new cases for # covid19 in Chennai. 65Y F return from New Zealand in Pvt.Hosp, 55Y F Saidapet in #KMC. 25Y M return from London in #RGGH. Patients are in isolation and under treatment. @ MoHFW_INDIA @ CMOTamilNadu, “Vijayabaskar tweeted.

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) previously reported ten deaths from Covid-19 in India and around 536 confirmed positive cases.

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