Coronavirus (Covid-19) cases in India is rising rapidly. Maharashtra is also one of the affected states. Covid-19 cases in the state jumped to 14 on Thursday after a resident from Mumbai and two individuals from Thane and Pune were detected positive for the infection.
India on Thursday reported the first death from coronavirus. A 76-year-old man, who passed away recently, has been tested positive of coronavirus. “The 76-year-old man from Kalaburagi who passed away and was a suspected COVID-19 patient has been confirmed positive for COVID-19. Contact tracing, isolation, and other measures are being taken up. Telangana government has also been informed as he went to a hospital there,” said Commissioner, Health.
The disease, which originated in the Chinese city of Wuhan in December, last year, has spread to more than 100 countries across the world, infecting over 1,20,000 people globally. India has reported 73 cases of infection.
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