Published On : Tue, Mar 17th, 2020

COVID-19: India death toll 3, Mumbai patient dies

In Maharashtra, a 64-year-old COVID-19 patient passes away at Mumbai’s Kasturba hospital taking the death toll in the pandemic in the state to three.

Meanwhile, Henk Bekedam, WHO Representative to India (pictured) on meeting with ICMR says, “We have very good research capacity in India and especially at ICMR and Dept of health research. They have been able to identify the virus, now India will continue to be part of the research community.

“The commitment from Indian govt, the Prime Minister’s Office has been enormous, very impressive. It is one of the reasons why India is still doing quite well. I am very impressed that everyone has been mobilised.”