Lucknow || Second COVID death in 11 days, patient dies at SGPGI

Lucknow: Second COVID death reported in Lucknow in last 11 days, as the city recorded 2,703 cases since the outbreak of the pandemic in March 2020. 

The deceased was admitted to a private hospital on Sitapur road on Wednesday, where he tested COVID positive and was shifted to Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGIMS). 

He was kept on ventilator support for three days and succumbed after three days due to cardiac arrest triggered by multiple organ failure. 

“He was admitted to SGPGIMS in altered mental status with confusion, amnesia and loss of alertness,” Chief medical officer (CMO) Dr Manoj Aggarwal said. 

Earlier on April 4, a 60-year-old woman had died of cardiac arrest due to multiple organ failure at KGMU after being infected by the virus. 

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