Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope
Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope
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Mumbai: One of the 21 Delta Plus variant patients in Maharashtra, an 80-year-old with co-morbidities has died, said Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope on Friday. The death of patient, admitted to a Covid facility in Ratnagiri, was reported on June 13 but the cause was confirmed today. The patient was also undergoing psychiatric treatment.

Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope on Wednesday said that 21 cases of Delta Plus variant of coronavirus have been found in seven districts of the state.

"Twenty-one cases of Delta Plus variant have been found in seven districts of the state. We are isolating such cases and taking all details like travel history, contact tracing and if they have been vaccinated," Tope told reporters.

A total of 40 cases of Delta Plus variant of coronavirus has been detected in the country, government sources said on Wednesday, adding that most of the infections were from Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Kerala, and Tamil Nadu.

On Friday at least seven cases of the new Delta Plus variant of Coronavirus have been confirmed in Madhya Pradesh, two of the patients have died. Doctors said they had not received any vaccination.

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