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Octogenarian woman is Gujarat’s second Covid-19 fatality

Gandhinagar, March 26 (IANS) Gujarat saw its second death due to coronavirus on Wednesday, as an 85-year-old woman died following health complications due to Covid-19 infection.

The 85-year-old woman from Danilimda, Ahmedabad was admitted in the Ahmedabad Civil hospital on March 22 after returning from abroad on her complaint. She was a co-morbid patient having many complications and succumbed on Wednesday.

A 67-year-old man, who was also co-morbid, had died in Surat on Sunday. He had been infected locally.

The state has had a total of 38 positive cases as on Wednesday – 14 in Ahmedabad, seven each in Surat and Vadodara, six in Gandhinagar, three in Rajkot and one in Kutch.

–IANS

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Source: IANS

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