Mumbai man dies of COVID-19, third fatality in India

The 125positive cases include 22 foreign nationals.
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India on Tuesday reported its third coronavirus fatalitywith a 64-year-old man dying in Mumbai, Health Ministry officials said as thenumber of positive cases rose to 125.

The patient, whose wife is stable, is the first COVID-19death in Maharashtra, the officials said.

Earlier, a 76-year-old man from Kalaburagi in Karnataka witha travel history to Saudi Arabia and a 68-year-old woman in Delhi died afterthey tested positive for the infection.

The 125positive cases include 22 foreign nationals.

According to ministry data, 13 people have been dischargedso far, including the three Kerala patients who were discharged last monthfollowing their recovery.

The Mumbai patient was admitted to the city's KasturbaHospital and was suffering from multiple health issues apart from beinginfected by the novel coronavirus, said BMC chief Praveen Pardeshi.

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