'Cured' of COVID-19, Italian tourist dies of heart attack

Chandigarh, Apr 10 () An Italian woman admitted at a private hospital in Haryana's Gurgaon after testing coronavirus positive died due to a heart attack, a state health department official said on Friday.

The 78-year-old woman was stated to have recovered from COVID-19, testing negative after over a month at the hospital.

But she died on Thursday due to a heart attack, an official said.

"This is the preliminary information we received from the hospital. Full details regarding the Italian tourist's death are still awaited," Gurgaon's Chief Medical Officer J S Punia said over the phone.Advertisement

The patient was part of a group of 14 Italian tourists who had tested COVID-19 positive and were admitted at the Gurgaon hospital. All others were later discharged. SUN VSD ASHASH