Man tests negative for Coronavirus, dies of pneumonia next day


By: PTI | Kochi |

Updated: February 29, 2020 7:08:48 pm





Medical authorities stated his samples have been despatched for detailed examination on the NiV lab at Alappuzha and awaiting the outcomes. (Representational Image)
A 36-year-old man admitted to a authorities hospital right here died early on Saturday as a result of excessive fever, well being officers stated.

The take a look at outcomes of blood samples of the person admitted to the isolation ward of the Coronavirus sufferers at Kalamassery Medical College hospital had confirmed that he was not contaminated with the lethal virus, medical doctors stated.

He had been affected by pneumonia for final 5 days, they stated.

He was a diabetic too. His finish got here at 12.30 am as a result of multi organ failure, they stated.

Medical authorities stated his samples have been despatched for detailed examination on the NiV lab at Alappuzha and awaiting the outcomes.

The man from Kannur district had returned from Malaysia on Friday with excessive fever and respiratory drawback.

He was referred to the hospital after he was recognized with severe well being points throughout a thermal screening for Coronavirus on the worldwide airport right here upon his arrival from Malaysia, they stated.

Doctors had stated the well being situation of the affected person was not passable.

Ernakulam District Collector S Suhas had visited the affected person on the hospital on Friday, officers stated.

Kerala had reported India’s three Coronavirus circumstances however all three had been discharged from the hospitals marking their restoration of all three circumstances of an infection in India reported from Kerala.

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