Itanagar- A 43-year-old woman who was suffering from chronic Kidney disease on Wednesday became the first person in Arunachal Pradesh to die of COVID-19, said health department in it’s covid bulletin.
The woman from West Kameng who was suffering from chronic Kidney disease had earlier tested Covid positive and refered to TRIHMS, expired near Shergaon today early morning at around 4 am, as per the Covid bulletin issued by the health department today.
A 43-year-old woman, resident of West Kameng, was suffering from Chronic Kidney Disease. She was undergoing hemo-dialysis and planning for kidney transplant surgery at Delhi. But due to the prevailing situation the procedure could not be done and returned from Delhi on 11/06/2020.
She was kept in facility quarantine at Dirang, West Kameng district from 11/06/2020 to 15/06/2020
Her first sample taken on 15/06/2020 at Dirang was reported inconclusive
She was referred to Tawang district hospital for dialysis and her repeat sample was taken on 20/06/2020 which was reported positive on 23/06/2020
She was referred to TRIHMS for further management on same day as her condition deteriorated but expired near Shergaon during transfer by ambulance on 24/06/2020 around 04.00 AM.
She was cremated following MoH&FW guidelines on dead body management at Dirang by Dirang Administration and Police on 24/06/2020.
Meanwhile, As on 24th June, 2020 active cases are 121, 38 patient has been cured and discharged, and one patient died.