Added on : 2023-03-17 12:14:55
A 73-year-old man died in Pune’s Pimpri-Chinchwad after contracting the H3N2 influenza virus, an official from Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation said. According to Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation, the deceased was also suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and atrial fibrillation (heart disease).
With this, India’s death toll due to the H3N2 virus climbed to nine. The first reported H3N2 death in the country was an 82-year-old man in Karnataka’s Hassan district.