He Stated The Telangana Government Has Actually Likewise Been Educated As The Man Had Gone To A Private Medical Facility There Previously.
The man was down with a fever after he returned from Saudi Arabia. (Image Credit: ians)
A 76- year-old Karnataka man, who died on Tuesday, has actually ended up being India’s first COVID-19 casualty, verified state government. It has actually been verified after his samples, taken previously, were verified of having the infection. State Health Minister B Sriramulu in a tweet late Thursday stated the required contact tracing, seclusion and other procedures based on procedure were being taken. “The 76-year-old man from Kalbauragi who passed away & was a suspected #COVID19 patient has been Confirmed for #COVID19. The necessary contact tracing, isolation and other measures as per protocol are being carried out,” he stated.
The man, who just recently returned from Saudi Arabia, had died on Tuesday night. The man was recognized as Mohammed Hussain Siddiqui. Siddiqui had just recently returned from Saudi Arabia, where he had gone on a trip, they stated.
Authorities stated the patient had extreme co-morbidities such as the history of asthma, diabetes and high blood pressure and appendicitis.
State Joint Director (Infectious Illness) BG Prakash Kumar stated all procedures were followed for disposal of the body.
When asked to elaborate on the procedures,
“The body is disinfectants completely and disposed of as per the Government of India guidelines,” he added.
He stated the Telangana government has actually likewise been notified as the man had gone to a private health center there previously.
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While revealing the death of the man, the authorities had stated the specific reason for his death was being established.
Sriramulu had on Wednesday had stated there was no verification that the death was because of coronavirus and test reports of his samples were waited for.
He stated the individual had gone to Saudi Arabia in January end and returned on February29 On his return, he was down with fever and took treatment at a private health center. Later on, on the recommendations of physicians or family, he had gone to Hyderabad, the minister had stated.
With PTI Inputs
First Released: 12 Mar 2020, 10: 36: 42 PM