Lucknow: A 69-year-old COVID-19 positive woman died at a private hospital in Punjab on Sunday, bringing the number of coronavirus-related deaths in the state to six, a health official said. Also Read - Delhi News: Capital Registers Record Single-day Spike of 1,513 Cases, Total Tally Crosses 23,000-mark
The woman had co-morbidities such as diabetes and high blood pressure. Also Read - Delhi Makes 7-Day Home Quarantine Must For All Passengers Coming to Capital By Flights, Trains, Buses
“She was a heart patient and had high blood pressure and sugar. She had earlier tested positive for novel coronavirus,” Kumar told news agency PTI over the phone. Also Read - Nepal's Coronavirus Cases Reach 2,300; Death Toll Rises to 9
Ludhiana Civil Surgeon Rajesh Kumar also said the woman had no recent foreign travel history.
The official said she was admitted to a private hospital in Ludhiana in a serious condition on March 31. A resident of Shimlapuri area in Ludhiana, the woman had earlier gone to Mohali to meet her relatives, he said.
Punjab has so far reported 68 coronavirus cases.
(With agency inputs)