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82-year-old Covid-19 patient dies in Dimapur

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By EMN Updated: Jul 26, 2020 7:57 pm

Our Reporter
Dimapur July 26 (EMN):
The 82-year-old man, who was admitted in critical condition at Covid-19 hospital in Dimapur on July 19, passed away at around 2.10 pm Sunday, July 26.

The elderly patient had initially tested positive for Covid-19 by TrueNat on July 18 at Eden Medical Centre, Dimapur. Later, the confirmatory RT-PCR result also returned positive.

A Health official informed that the dead body was handed over to the family members after all the procedures were completed since the Covid-19 hospital in Dimapur has ‘End Life Care’ corner which takes care of the dead body of Covid-19 victims.

‘Once all the disinfections are done at the End Life Care corner, the dead body is transferred to the families for cremation,’ the official explained.

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By EMN Updated: Jul 26, 2020 7:57:59 pm