Pathanamthitta: Pathanamthitta native died today. He was admitted to the Kottayam Medical College Hospital after affecting Covid-19 in Pathanamthitta. Thiruvalla Perunduruthy Prakkat Joshi (65) died at 2 am today.
He was working in Sharjah and landed on a Dubai-Kochi flight on May 11. He was living at the Quarantine Center in Pathanamthitta. There were no symptoms until the sample was collected on May 16th. He was admitted to the Pathanamthitta General Hospital on May 18 after being diagnosed with the disease.
He was shifted to the Kottayam Medical College Hospital for treatment. Has been on the ventilator since the 27th.
According to the COVID protocol and the recommendations of the state-level experts, the seven-member special medical board treated him. District Collector PK Sudheer Babu said that steps will be taken to bring the body to Pathanamthitta under COVID security standards.