India reports first death from coronavirus

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NEW DELHI (Reuters): A 76-year-old man became the first person in India to die from coronavirus, a state health minister said on Thursday.

B. Sriramulu, the health minister of Karnataka state, said in a tweet that authorities were currently carrying out contact tracing, isolation and other measures related to the case.