54-yr COVID-19 patient dies in TN

A 54-yr old man infected with the coronavirus died at a hospital in Madurai in the early hours of Wednesday, Tamil Nadu's first recorded death due to the disease, state Health minister C. Vijayabaskar said.

The man had a medical history of prolonged illness with uncontrolled diabetes.

The minister also cautioned that COVID-19 with co-morbidity is a high risk condition. On Tuesday, the number of coronavirus cases in the state rose to 18.