Thiruvananthapuram, Mar 31: Kerala reported its second COVID-19 death after a 68-year-old man being treated for the virus, died at the Government Medical College Hospital here in the early hours on Tuesday.
The victim, Abdul Aziz, a retired ASI hailing from Pothencode here, was admitted to the isolation ward on March 23 with the symptoms of the Corona infection. He was also suffering from lung and kidney diseases.
Though his first test result for COVID-19 turned negative, the second test result confirmed positive, official sources said.
However, it was not known from where he caught the virus infection. leaving chances for a secondary contract of a COVID-19 patient.
His funeral will take place as per the protocol, the sources added.
Kerala reports second COVID-19 death