India's coronavirus death toll rises to six as two men die
Bihar : India's total casualties due to coronavirus rose to six after two men reportedly died in Bihar and Mumbai on Sunday.
According to media reports, a 38-year-old man with a travel history of Qatar died at AIIMS in Bihar's Patna on Saturday morning.
His samples have now tested positive for the novel coronavirus Covid-19.
While in Mumbai, a 63-year-old man, who had tested positive for Coronavirus, succumbed to illness on Saturday night, taking the death toll to five, officials said.
The man was admitted to the H N Reliance Hospital in Mumbai on Saturday.
The Brihamumbai Municipal Corporation in a statement said the patient had a chronic history of diabetes, high blood pressure and ischemic heart disease.
He developed acute respiratory distress syndrome leading to his death, the statement said.
So far, Maharashtra has the highest number of coronavirus cases in India. This is the second death of a coronavirus patient in Mumbai.