One more person died of COVID-19 in Kerala on Tuesday. Nettayam native Thankappan, 76, died of COVID-19 at the Thiruvananthapuram Medical College Hospital
He succumbed to the coronavirus on June 27 after his return from Mumbai. His test results however, turned positive on June 30.
He suffered from comorbidity like diabetes and blood pressure. He died within one hour of being admitted to the hospital on June 27.
The cremation will be done according to COVID-19 protocol. With this, the death toll in Kerala due to Covid-19 has risen to 25.