Three more Doctors succumb to coronavirus in Pakistan
Three more frontline doctors have died in the country due to the coronavirus, while the number of medical personnel affected by the global Pandemic has risen to 1,904.
The dead included Dr Zubair Ahmed, in-charge of the Bolan Medical Complex Trauma Center, Lady Dr Sana Fatima of Punjab and Afghan Dr Khanzada, who was on duty at the Hangu Medical Center.
Dr Zubair Ahmed, in-charge of Trauma Center at Bolan Medical Complex Hospital in Quetta, died due to coronavirus, he tested positive a few days ago.
Waseem Baig, a spokesman of the provincial Corona Cell, said that Dr Zubair Ahmed was admitted to Sheikh Zayed Hospital Quetta for treatment after testing positive for COVID-19 and last night he succumbed to death.
Dr Zubair is the second doctor in Balochistan to die from the deadly virus. Earlier, renowned breast specialist Dr Naeem Agha succumbed to the virus.
On the other hand, the Punjab Health Department confirmed the death of Lady doctor in her 20s, Dr Sana Fatima, in a private hospital in Lahore due to coronavirus.
According to the health department, Dr Sana Fatima was admitted to a private hospital on May 20 due to a respiratory illness.
Lady Dr Sana Fatima was treating COVID-19 patients at Dr Hospital and Medical Center.
According to the doctors, her condition had become critical due to which she lost her life at 6 am this morning.
Meanwhile, an Afghan doctor Khanzada, who was infected with Covarnavirus, died at a government hospital in Peshawar.
Khyber Teaching Hospital (KTH) spokeswoman Syeda Alia said that Dr Khanzada, a 45-year-old Afghan citizen, was transferred to Khyber Teaching Hospital May 20 and was admitted to Corona Isolation.
She said that on May 23, Dr Khanzada tested positive for COVID-19.
The spokesperson said that initially his condition was better but later he was shifted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) as his condition deteriorated.
“Our doctors did everything possible to save his life, but he was already suffering from diabetes, high blood pressure and other ailments,” she added.
Dr Khanzada was working at a private medical centre in Hangu District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
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