An Indian government minister has died from Covid-19 weeks after testing positive for the virus. Indian Union Minister Suresh Angadi died on Wednesday, the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) said.
He is the first Indian government minister to have died from Covid-19.
Angadi was the junior Minister of Railways and a member of Parliament from the southern state of Karnataka. He had tweeted on September 11 confirming he had been infected and was admitted to AIIMS on the same day.