First death due to coronavirus in Gujarat

Surat: Gujarat has registered first death due to novel coronavirus infection. A 67-year old man involved in diamond business.

According to the Health department: One COVID19 positive patient, Male 69 years, died today in Surat hospital. He was having Co-morbid conditions.One Female, 65 years, died in Vadodara hospital but her test report for COVID is awaited. She was also having comorbid conditions(Diabetes & Hypertension).

A person who succumbed to death had multiple problems including kidney failure and asthma. Deceased was not foreign returned but had traveled to Jaipur and Delhi in North India. He was undergoing treatment at city’s Mahavir hospital.

Gujarat has total 18 confirmed positive coronavirus cases.