Tamil Nadu Health Minister C Vijayabaskar on Wednesday said that a COVID-19 positive patient passed away at a hospital here.
"#update: Despite our best efforts, the #COVID19 +ve Pt at MDU, #RajajiHospital, passed away few minutes back. He had a medical history of prolonged illness with steroid dependent COPD, uncontrolled Diabetes with Hypertension.@MoHFW_INDIA @CMOTamilNadu," Vijayabaskar tweeted.
Earlier, the minister said that three new cases of COVID-19 were reported in the state and patients were kept in isolation.
"#coronaupdate: 3 new cases for #covid19 in Chennai. 65Y M return from New Zealand at Pvt.Hosp, 55Y F Saidapet at #KMC. 25Y M return from London at #RGGH. Patients are in isolation & under treatment.@MoHFW_INDIA @CMOTamilNadu," Vijayabaskar tweeted.
Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has earlier reported ten deaths due to COVID-19 in India and about 536 confirmed positive cases.
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