Suspected coronavirus patient dies in Maharashtra’s Buldhana

NAGPUR: A 71-year-old man who had returned from Saudi Arabia and he was suspected to have coronavirus infection died during treatment Maharashtra’s Buldhana district on Saturday afternoon, a hospital official said He was suffering from diabetes and high blood pressure.

Civil surgeon Premchand Pandit told PTI that the patient was admitted to a private hospital for high blood pressure a few days ago, and shifted to isolation ward of the Buldhana general hospital for symptoms of coronavirus on Saturday morning.

“His samples was sent for testing in lab. He passed away at 4.20 pm. Lab report is still awaited,” Dr Pandit said.