The blood sample of a 72-year-old man who returned from Germany via Italy and died at a hospital in Punjab, after being admitted for severe chest pain, has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. This is the fourth confirmed death in India due to coronavirus.
The 72 year old had diabetes and hypertension and tested positive after death at the Banga community health centre yesterday. He had arrived from Germany via Italy on March 7.
The 72 year old visited the health centre with severe chest pain and collapsed and passed away later the same day. The number of coronavirus cases in India is now at 169.