March 12, 2020 / 5:14 PM / 23 days ago

India reports first death from coronavirus

NEW DELHI, March 12 (Reuters) - A 76-year-old man became the first person in India to die from coronavirus, a state health minister said on Thursday.

B Sriramulu, the health minister of Karnataka state, said in a tweet that authorities were currently carrying out contact tracing, isolation and other measures related to the case. (Reporting by Alasdair Pal Editing by Mark Heinrich)

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