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270 Doctors Died Of COVID-19 In 2nd Wave Of Pandemic: Top Medical Body

IMA mentioned 270 docs in India have succumbed to COVID-19 throughout the 2nd wave (Representational)

New Delhi:

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Tuesday mentioned 270 docs throughout the nation have succumbed to the coronavirus an infection within the second wave of the pandemic to date.

The listing of the docs who died contains former IMA president Dr KK Aggarwal, who died to the lethal COVID-19 virus on Monday.

Bihar noticed the utmost variety of 78 deaths of medical practitioners, adopted by Uttar Pradesh (37), Delhi (29) and Andhra Pradesh (22).

According to the Indian Medical Association’s COVID-19 registry, 748 docs died to the illness within the first wave of the pandemic.

“Last year, 748 doctors across India succumbed to COVID-19, while in the current wave, in a short period, we have lost 270 doctors,” the IMA mentioned.

“The second wave of the pandemic is turning out to be extremely fatal for all and especially for the healthcare workers who are at the forefront,” IMA president Dr JA Jayalal mentioned.

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