The official, who was also suffering from kidney-related ailments, died of COVID-19 on Thursday, they said.
Many hospitals and doctors have not been asked to either record or submit the clinical details of those who are succumbing to the infection.
On March 21, some organisations working for the survivors of Bhopal gas tragedy wrote to the authorities concerned, saying such people were more vulnerable to the coronavirus infection.
While Italy still leads the world in fatalities, France, Belgium and Britain have also been hard hit.
The state also brought good news as an elderly couple aged 93 and 88, recovered after spending almost a month in the Kottayam Government Medical College.
The country on Sunday recorded the second-highest coronavirus toll in the world, after reporting a sharp jump in deaths -- from 133 to 366 -- and overtaking South Korea on infections.
At least 39 cases have been reported in the Seattle area, where researchers say the virus may have been circulating undetected for weeks.