ITDC INDIA EPRESS/ ITDC NEWS India registered its third coronavirus death in Mumbai as a 64-year-old man, who had tested positive, passed away at Kasturba Hospital. The man had reportedly returned from Dubai.
He had returned from Dubai on March 8 and was tested positive after admission for breathlessness and moved to Kasturba Hospital. His wife and son have tested positive, too. With 39 positive cases, Maharashtra has the most number of COVID-19 patients in India.
Earlier, a 76-year-old man from Karnataka's Kalaburagi and a 68-year-old woman in Delhi, who had tested positive for coronavirus, had succumbed to the virus.
Meanwhile, the number of novel coronavirus cases in the country rose to 125 on Tuesday after fresh cases were reported from several states. The cases include 22 foreign nationals and the two persons who died in Delhi and Karnataka.
Delhi has so far reported seven positive cases while Uttar Pradesh has recorded 13 cases including one foreigner.
Karnataka has 8 coronavirus patients, while Ladakh has reported four cases, while Jammu and Kashmir three. Telangana has reported four cases. Rajasthan has also reported four cases including that of two foreigners. Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Punjab have reported one case each. Odisha reported its first case on Monday.
In Haryana all the fourteen infected with the virus are foreigners while Uttarakhand has reported one case.
Kerala has recorded 24 cases including two foreign nationals. The number also includes three patients who were discharged last month after they recovered from the contagious infection with flu-like symptoms.