Coronavirus Scare: India reports third coronavirus death from Maharashtra
India on Tuesday reported the third death from coronavirus with an elderly patient suffering from the infection passing away in Maharashtra.
Mumbai: India on Tuesday reported the third death from coronavirus with an elderly patient suffering from the infection passing away in Maharashtra.
The 64-year-old patient suffering from coronavirus died at Mumbai's Kasturba Hospital.
Delhi: Cabinet Secretary is holding a meeting with senior officials from Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), Union Health Ministry and senior officials from other ministries. #Coronavirus— ANI (@ANI) March 17, 2020
This is the first death due to the disease from Maharashtra, which has the highest number of confirmed coronavirus patients at 39, out of a total of 110 plus cases in the country.
The two other deaths due to the infection in India were from Karnataka and Delhi, respectively.
Ministry of Family and Health Welfare: Total number of confirmed #COVID2019 cases across India - 126— ANI (@ANI) March 17, 2020
(including foreign nationals, as on 17.03.2020 at 11:52 AM) pic.twitter.com/ORoud5OhuW
Globally, the virus, which originated in the Chinese city of Wuhan, has infected more than 167,500 people and killed 6600 others. (ANI)