The 39-year-old foreign laborer, who recently returned from Mumbai, died on Saturday in Jharkhand due to the Kovid-19 epidemic after a post-mortem examination. The state has also reported 27 new cases in the last 24 hours, with a total count of 350 positive for coronavirus.
The man died at Koderma Sadar Hospital two days ago. Samples were taken after his death and a report confirming his positive condition was received on Saturday.
"The patient was admitted to the hospital after he complained of chest pain. At the time of admission, he had no symptoms of coronavirus infection. He died of cardiac complications. He was a migrant worker and had just returned from the Covid-19 hotspot, Mumbai, so his samples were taken. His test report on Saturday looked positive, ”said Nitin Madan Kulkarni, chief secretary of the state health department.
He added, "Now, this case will be considered a Covid-19 death."
In addition, 10 new Kovid-19 cases have been reported in Kodarma district, all migrant workers. The district now has 27 positive cases, including one recovery and one death.
Meanwhile, four, three and two new cases have been reported in Simdega, Purvasinghbhum and Ranchi districts respectively.
Late on Friday night, seven migrant workers in Gumla district were infected with the SARS-COV-2 virus.
Two women from Angara of Ranchi and Ganganagar area of Harmony were also tested positive.
"Hermione is 21 years pregnant. She had gone to Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) a few days ago for investigation. She has no travel history. We are trying to find its infectious source. Dr. VB Prasad, Civil Surgeon, Ranchi, said, “We have started a contact-finding exercise to identify people who have come in direct and indirect contact with them.
He added that the other woman was about 19 years old and had a history of travel.
Prasad said she had returned from Rajasthan and was observing quarantine from home.
In Simdega, four migrant workers, including two women, tested positive for the virus.
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The four had returned from Mumbai earlier this week. They lived in quarantine centers in the Jaldega, Kolebira and Kurdeg blocks, & # 39; Simdega's civil surgeon, Dr. P.K. Sinha said.
Seven new positive cases were found in Gumla district late on Friday night. Five of these patients were from the CCI block and two from the Basia block.
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Both of them from Basiya block returned from Mumbai on May 17. He was working as a laborer for the Mumbai Metro Rail project. Of the five patients in the Sisai block, three were from Mumbai and two from Pune, Gulala Deputy Commissioner Sashi Ranjan said.