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Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain's Father-in-law Dies After Brief Illness

Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain (PTI File)

Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain (PTI File)

He was 88, and was not diagnosed with COVID-19. He died of natural causes, they said, adding Jain's father-in-law was not keeping well for the past few days.

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  • Last Updated: June 17, 2020, 11:08 PM IST
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Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain's father-in-law died on Wednesday after brief illness, sources said.

He was 88, and was not diagnosed with COVID-19. He died of natural causes, they said, adding Jain's father-in-law was not keeping well for the past few days.

Jain tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday and is in hospital.

The 55-year-old minister is currently admitted at Rajiv Gandhi Super Speciality Hospital, a dedicated COVID-19 facility under the Delhi government.

The death toll due to COVID-19 in the national capital surged to 1,837 on Tuesday while 1,859 fresh coronavirus cases had taken the tally in the city to over the 44,000-mark, according to a health bulletin released by the Delhi government.

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