In a recent fatality reported, a 70-year-old COVID-19 patient died in Gujarat’s Bhavnagar district early Thursday morning, a health department officials said. With this, the total number of deaths due to coronavirus in the state has gone up to three, they said.
“The 70-year-old man died at a government hospital in Bhavnagar,” state principal secretary (health) Jayanti Ravi said.
Earlier, one patient each from Ahmedabad and Surat had succumbed to the viral infection, she said.
For the uninitiated, the total number of #COVID19 positive cases rise to 649 in India (including 593 active cases, 42 cured/discharged people and 13 deaths), confirmed Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
The country is currently witnessing 21-days complete lockdown in order to fight with the pandemic coronavirus outbreak.