Kannur: Kerala reported one more death due to COVID-19 on Thursday, taking the toll to 21.
The deceased has been identified as Sunil, a 28-year-old- driver with the Kerala State Excise Department, who was under treatment at the Pariyaram Medical College in Kannur.
Sunil, who hails from Blathur in Kannur, had been on duty till June 12 with the Mattannur Excise office. He was admitted to a private hospital in Kannur on June 12 with fever and breathlessness.
He was tested positive for COVID-19 later.
He was diagnosed with pneumonia then and was shifted to the Medical College hospital on June 14 as his health deteriorated. His source of infection is yet to be known.