29 Aug MP of Kanyakumari, Vasanthakumar, passes away
H. Vasanthakumar, Congressman, from the Kanyakumari district of Tamil Nadu, died at Apollo Hospital in Chennai on Friday (August 28). He was 70 years old.
He was admitted to the hospital on 11 August with signs of COVID-19. Subsequent testing indicated that he had signed with COVID. Vasanthakumar, who is also an entrepreneur and operates Vasanth & Co., is the first sitting MP to die of COVID-19 in the world. His wife, Tamil Selvi, also underwent care for COVID.