Andhra Pradesh on Friday confirmed the first death associated with the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) in the state.
On Friday Andhra Pradesh reported its first coronavirus death. The deceased is identified as a 55-year-old man from Vijayawada. He was suffering from comorbidities like hypertension, diabetes and cardiac problems.
According to reports, the victim's son had returned from Delhi on March 17. The victim contracted the infection from his son.
The man reached at the Government General Hospital in Vijayawada on March 30 at 11:30 am. After developing symptoms, he died an hour later.
The man's samples were taken for testing soon after he was admitted to hospital. His son also tested positive for coronavirus. The result of his son arrived the next day and it confirmed that he was infected.
The number of COVID-19 positive cases in the state have touched 161.
Last Updated 3, Apr 2020, 2:01 PM