A 54-year-old man contaminated with coronavirus died at a hospital In Tamil Nadu within the early hours of Wednesday. That is the primary dying recorded within the state. State Well being Minister C Vijayabaskar stated the person had a medical historical past of extended sickness with “uncontrolled diabetes”. The dying toll in India has risen to 11 now.
Well being Minister C Vijayabaskar tweeted, “Regardless of our greatest efforts, the COVID-19 optimistic affected person at MDU, Rajaji Hospital, handed away… he had medical historical past of extended sickness with steroid dependent COPD (power obstructive pulmonary illness), uncontrolled diabetes with hypertension.”
#update: Regardless of our greatest efforts, the #COVID19 +ve Pt at MDU, #RajajiHospital, handed away couple of minutes again.He had medical historical past of extended sickness with steroid dependent COPD, uncontrolled Diabetes with Hypertension.@MoHFW_INDIA @CMOTamilNadu #Vijayabaskar
— Dr C Vijayabaskar (@Vijayabaskarofl) March 24, 2020
Six extra individuals, all residents of Chennai, examined optimistic for coronavirus illness (COVID-19) in Tamil Nadu on Tuesday. That is the best variety of circumstances reported in a single day up to now. This takes the full variety of circumstances to 18 within the State.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday put all the nation below a strict 21-day lockdown to fight the brand new virus and stop its unfold. He requested the residents to comply with the foundations and never step out of their homes. The PM assured residents that the provision of important items is not going to discontinue or be affected, as the federal government is taking all steps to make sure a steady provide.
Union Well being Ministry has confirmed coronavirus circumstances in India rose to 519 on Tuesday, of them, 43 are international nationals.
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