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Coronavirus | 34-year-old engineer dies of COVID-19 in Thoothukudi

A 34-year old COVID – 19 positive patient, who was undergoing treatment in Thoothukudi Medical College Hospital, died shortly after Friday midnight.

With this, the total number of COVID-19 deaths in the district has risen to three. When he was returning in a van to his native place of Pullagoundanpatti near Ezhaayirampannai near Kovilpatti from Chennai, where he was working with a construction company, he was stopped at Thottilovanpatti check-post. Since he was suffering from fever and cold, he was screened at the check-post and tested positive for COVID-19. After being admitted to Government Hospital in Kovilpatti on June 6, he was shifted to Thoothukudi Government Medical College Hospital, where he breathed his last around 1 a.m. on Saturday. Subsequently, his body was buried in the Corporation burial ground in Thoothukudi.

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Printable version | Jul 3, 2020 3:47:42 PM | https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Madurai/34-year-old-engineer-dies-of-covid-19/article31824264.ece

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