Coronavirus took second life in India of a 69-year-old woman in Delhi
The second case of coronavirus death was reported from RML hospital in Delhi. PTI said it had been caused due to co-morbidity (diabetes and hypertension).
Coronavirus took second life in India on Friday when a 69-year-old woman who had tested positive for the infection died in a Delhi hospital, said health ministry and Delhi administration. the first casualty was also an oldster from Karnataka’s Kalburgi.
India recorded its first case of coronavirus caused death in Karnataka on Thursday with the death of a 76-year-old man on Tuesday who had tested positive after his return from Saudi Arabia.
Health official in Karnataka was initially unsure if the death was due to coronavirus but confirmed after results from Pune’s NIV lab was obtained. the person was also affected by pneumonia, hypertension, and asthma.
The second case of coronavirus death was reported from RML hospital in Delhi. PTI said it had been caused due to co-morbidity (diabetes and hypertension). The victim had also tested positive for the virus.
Delhi infectious disease COVID-19 Regulations, 2020, which aims at containing the spread of coronavirus within the capital was invoked by the elected official on Friday and the Arvind Kejriwal government announced several measures to contain its spread including cancellation of IPL matches in Delhi.
A ban has also been placed on hosting seminars, conferences or any big event that needs assembly of 200 people or more within the capital. Cinema theatres are shut down till the end of the month and all offices, shopping malls, and other public places are directed to daily disinfect their premises.
All buses operated by the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) are disinfected. Coaches of the Delhi Metro were also disinfected on the night of March 12 and 13, said officials.
In another related development, over 770 people that came in touch with a 46-year-old Janakpur resident of Delhi who tested positive for coronavirus are traced, said officials.