Kushinagar, May 18: A 62-year-old, who had returned from Mumbai five days back, died after giving a sample at an isolation centre in Sevarhi in Uttar Pradesh. The deceased tested positive as per the reports obtained on Monday.
Official sources on Monday said that the elderly man, hailing from the Padri village of the Sukrauli block, had returned from Mumbai along with his son five days back. Following the thermal check-up, they had been quarantined at a primary school since the past four days. The man suddenly complained of breathing difficulty and fever on Sunday.
The health department team which reached the spot sent the elderly man to the isolation ward in Sevarhi along with his son in an ambulance. As soon as the father-son duo came outside after giving their samples, the man fell down and died. His body was later sent for post-mortem. In-charge Medical Officer Sukrauli Hemant Verma said that the deceased's coronavirus report came back positive, this morning. Chief Medical Officer Narendra Gupta said the village is being turned into a hot-spot. Now, there are six people who are affected by the novel coronavirus. Three of them are undergoing treatment. (UNI)