A 68-year-old woman who was tested positive of coronavirus has died in the capital New Delhi, the second death in India which is linked to global pandemic, officials said. 

“Death of a 68-year old female from West Delhi [mother of a confirmed case of COVID 19], is confirmed to be caused due to co-morbidity [diabetes and hypertension]. She has also tested positive for COVID-19,” said an official release on Friday night.

The authorities said the patient had history of contact with a positive case.

“She was a known case of diabetes and hypertension. Her sample was collected on

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