Kanyakumari, Mar 22: A 59-year-old woman died in Kanyakumari Government Medical College Hospital on Saturday midnight, where she was quarantined with symptoms of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Government Hospital Dean Dr.R.Suganthy told newsmen on Sunday that the deceased was one of the five new suspected COVID-19 patients who were admitted to Kanyakumari government hospital on Saturday morning.
The patient came in an already critical condition from a private hospital and was suffering from multiple ailments. She had suffered a left-ventricular heart failure. The patient had no travel history, the dean said.
Samples taken from the woman and four other suspected cases have been sent to Tirunelveli government medical college hospital for testing and waiting for results.
The body will be kept in the hospital mortuary till results for the coronavirus investigations are received, she added. (UNI)