KATHMANDU, March 22: A 38-year-old man with a travel history of Qatar died at the All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) in Patna, the capital of Indian State of Bihar, media reports said today.
The deceased's samples have now tested positive for the novel coronavirus COVID-19, India Today online reported. With this the death toll from COVID-19 has climbed to six in India.
Two COVID-19 positive cases have been reported in Patna so far including the man who died, the report said.
The second patient is currently undergoing treatment at Nalanda Medical College & Hospital (NMCH) in the city. A total of 324 COVID-19 positive cases have surfaced in India so far, India's Health Ministry said.