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Coronavirus: 54-year old man dies in Tamil Nadu; first death in the state

A 54-year old male died on Wednesday as a result of (Covid-19). This is the first death reported in the state as a result of the virus.

“Despite our best efforts, the #COVID19 +ve Pt at MDU, #RajajiHospital, passed away few minutes back.He had medical history of prolonged illness with steroid dependent COPD, uncontrolled Diabetes with Hypertension,” mentioned Health Minister C. Vijayabaskar.

The affected person died at Madurai Rajaji Hospital on Wednesday. The deceased was a constructing contractor and in addition an workplace bearer in a mosque committee.

The Minister mentioned the affected person had a medical historical past of extended sickness with steroid dependent persistent obstructive pulmonary illness (COPD) and uncontrolled diabetes with hypertension. Local administration has began gathering listing of the deceased household and buddies who have been in contact with him and began isolating them. Till now, 18 folks have been contaminated in the state. With one individual discharged from the hospital and one death, the whole variety of sufferers is now 16.

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