Kottayam: Kerala recorded its ninth death due to the coronavirus infection on Friday.
Joshy, a native of Thiruvalla, aged 68, was under treatment at Kottayam Medical College.
Joshy who reached Kerala from Abu Dhabi on May 11 was shifted to Pathanamthitta General Hospital on May 18 where he was tested positive. He was later transferred to Kottayam Medical College on May 26.
On Thursday, Kerala recorded the highest single-day spike of COVID-19 cases with 84 people being tested [positive for the virus.