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COVID-19: 4th death in Maharashtra, total of 107 affected

COVID-19: 4th death in Maharashtra, total of 107 affected

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  25 March 2020 6:47 AM GMT

Mumbai: A 65-year-old man who arrived here from UAE via Ahmedabad passed away due to COVID-19 late Monday night, while the number of positive cases shot up to 107 in the state with 10 new cases, officials said here on Tuesday.

The latest coronavirus casualty takes the death toll due to the disease in Mumbai to four in the past one week and the national toll to 10.

Another 94 suspected cases are admitted to various city hospitals, according to Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM).

The civic body said that the deceased was admitted to the Kasturba Hospital in a critical condition on Monday with fever, cough and breathlessness. He had a history of foreign travel, arriving from UAE to Ahmedabad on March 15 and then to Mumbai on March 20.

The victim also had complaints of high blood pressure coupled with uncontrolled diabetes and passed away late on Monday after a few hours of treatment.

The new coronavirus positive cases in Maharashtra detected since last night include three from Pune and one from Satara. The suspected cases include people with a history of recent foreign travel history to Peru, UAE and Saudi Arabia.

A total of 418 people with history of foreign travel are in quarantine in Mumbai. The three earlier victims included a 68-year-old Fillipino and two other men, both aged 63. (IANS)

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