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Death toll of COVID-19 patients in Mumbai rises to six

PTI | Mumbai | Updated: 28-03-2020 18:20 IST | Created: 28-03-2020 18:20 IST
Death toll of COVID-19 patients in Mumbai rises to six

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.


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