Death toll of COVID-19 patients in Mumbai rises to sixPTI | Mumbai | Updated: 28-03-2020 18:20 IST | Created: 28-03-2020 18:20 IST
The number of deaths of coronavirus patients in Maharashtra rose to six on Saturday as an 85-year-old doctor who died the day before was confirmed to have contracted the virus infection. The man had been admitted to a private hospital on March 26. He was already suffering from diabetes and had a permanent pacemaker, according to the hospital.
He had no recent travel history, but had come in contact with a close relativewho had travelled to the UK, it said. While a report from a private laboratory had earlier stated that he had coronavirus infection, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation confirmed it on Saturday.