Mumbai reports third COVID-19 death, India's toll rise to 10
A 65-year-old man died in a Mumbai hospital, raising India’s coronavirus toll to 10. This is the third death in Maharashtra which has so far reported 97 cases.
According to Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) the man recently returned from the United Arab Emirates to Ahmedabad. He later complained of fever, cough and difficulty in breathing, the BMC statement said. He also had pre-existing ailments, including high blood pressure and severe diabetes, it said.
He was brought to the Kasturba Hospital in Mumbai on March 20 for treatment, but his health condition deteriorated further. The man died late Monday evening, the BMC said.
The death comes at a time when a lockdown is in effect in at least 32 states and Union territories with a bar on all kind of transport.
(With inputs from agencies)