COVID19: Death toll crosses 100-mark in India; total cases above 4,000

New Delhi, April 6: The death toll due to coronavirus in the country has reached 109 as the total number of cases have climed to 4,067. This was stated by the health ministry here on Monday.

A 60-year-old man who was found coronavirus positive and admitted to Kota’s MBS hospital on Sunday died around midnight.

This is the sixth corona-related death in Rajasthan as of Monday, a top official said here. 

The deceased had no contact and travel history but some Tablighis were identified from the same area where he was living. He was admitted with complaint of pneumonia, fever and cough at MBS hospital. 

Eight more Covid-19 positive cases have been found in Rajasthan raising the tally to 274.

A 52-year-old man died of coronavirus in Bhopal, taking the toll in Madhya Pradesh to 14, an official said on Monday.

This is the first death of a Covid-19 patient in the state capital, he said.

The man recently tested positive for coronavirus and died at a private hospital where he was undergoing treatment on Sunday night, Bhopal Collector Tarun Pithode said.

He worked as a watchman at a wholesale vegetable market and was suffering from asthma since long, Dr Rajesh Sharma from the private hospital said.

So far, 14 people have succumbed to the viral disease in the state, including nine in Indore, two in Ujjain and one each in Bhopal, Khargone and Chhindwara, an official said.

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