Kozhikode woman tests COVID-19 positive after death
Kozhikode: Shahida, a 50-year-old woman who died here on Saturday, tested positive for COVID-19. Two days ago, her mother Rukhiya (67) had also succumbed to the virus.
Shahida, a native of Karaparamba in Kozhikode, was suffering from cancer. She breathed her last on Saturday morning. Following this, her sample was sent for a COVID test. The result came out positive on Sunday.
With this, three members of Rukhiya’s family turned COVID positive. Rukhiya’s sample was sent for COVID test after a 14-year-old girl in her family tested positive for the virus. Rukhiya tested COVID positive after death.
It is reported that 15 people are residing in Rukhiya’s house. All of Rukhiya’s family members, including her grandchildren, had visited her at the residence after she fell ill.