The Weekend Leader - One person dies in TN due to Coronavirus infection

One person dies in TN due to Coronavirus infection



Tamil Nadu on Wednesday woke up to the dreaded news of its first death of a Coronavirus/COVID-19 patient in Madurai.

In a tweet, Health Minister C. Vijayabaskar said the COVID-19 positive patient in Madurai died at the Rajaji Hospital.

Vijayabaskar said the patient had a medical history of prolonged illness with steroid dependent chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and uncontrolled diabetes with hypertension.

He also said the COVID-19 with comorbidity like uncontrollable diabetes and hypertension, immunosuppression are high risk conditions and asked people with such conditions to be extra cautious.

Out of the total 18 COVID-19 infected persons in the state, one person was discharged from the hospital and one death, the total number of patients now are 16.-IANS

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