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Cancer patient in Bihar dies after testing positive for COVID-19; toll rises to 7

Cancer patient in Bihar dies after testing positive for COVID-19; toll rises to 7
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Patna, May 13 () A 56-year-old woman suffering from gallbladder cancer and who had recently tested positive for COVID-19 died at a hospital here on Wednesday, taking the death toll due to the respiratory disease in Bihar to seven, officials said.

State epidemiologist Ragini Mishra said the woman breathed her last around noon at Nalanda Medical College and Hospital in the city.

"The woman was a resident of Alamganj locality of the city. She tested positive for COVID-19 on May 10," Mishra told over phone.

With this, the number of COVID-19 fatalities in Bihar has risen to seven.

All the other six patients who died earlier were males.

One of them was a resident of Belchhi block in rural Patna while the others belonged to Munger, Vaishali, East Champaran, Sitamarhi and Rohtas districts.

Barring the Rohtas patient, who was 70 years old, all the others were under 60 years of age and had pre-existing medical conditions. ANW NACBDC DIVDIV



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