Police officer dies of COVID-19 in Kottayam


As he was a heart patient, his condition worsened and he was shifted to Kottayam medical college on Wednesday.

SI Ajithan
Kottayam: Another death due to COVID-19 has been reported in the state. Thodupuzha Special branch SI Ajithan (55) died of COVID-19 at Kottayam medical college hospital on Friday night. This is the first time a police officer died of COVID in the state.

After Ajithan tested positive for COVID-19, he was being treated at Idukki medical college. As he was a heart patient, his condition worsened and was shifted to Kottayam medical college on Wednesday.

Though he was provided anti-viral treatment and plasma therapy, his life could not be saved. His wife and children also were diagnosed with COVID-19 earlier. Ajithan was infected with coronavirus through contact.

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