Four Doctors Die Of Coronavirus In Peshawar And Lahore


Four doctors die of Coronavirus in Peshawar and Lahore

The sources say that two doctors from Lahore, one from Peshawar and one from Gujranwala succumbed to Coronavirus.

LAHORE: (UrduPoint/Pakistan Point News-May 29th, 2020) At least four doctors succumbed to Coronavirus in Peshawar and Lahore here on Friday. Lahore General Hospital MS also contracted Coronavirus and went in isolation.

According to the details, Sana Fatima and Salman Tahir were the new victims of Coronavirus. She was an FCPS doctor while Salman Tahir was an MBBS 4th year student.

Sana Fatima, the 39-year-old senior doctor was working with a private laboratory, had been undergoing treatment in the ICU of a private hospital since May 20 but could not recover from the deadly virus. Salman Tahir was an MBBS fourth year student of a private medical college in Lahore was admitted due to high fever but due to high viral load of the virus, he died in the ICU of a private hospital within 24 hours.

Dr. Salman Tahir’s father Prof. Tahir Saleem is in charge of the pediatric ward in a private hospital while his mother Dr. Shabana is a gynecologist in a private hospital.

Dr. Naeem Akhtar of Gujranwala also died due to coronavirus. He was working as a psychologist at the Social Security Hospital in Lahore and was being treated at Services Hospital. PMA Gujranwala observed Black Day expressing grief over the death of the senior doctor.

There were reports that a doctor working with a private hospital in Hangu, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa suffering from coronavirus also died in Peshawar.

Fida Hussnain

Fida Hussnain is a lahore based journalist. He writes on politics, religion, social issues and climate change. He is also a research fellow at University of Gujrat.