Amritsar, August 30
A senior medical officer and the in-charge of the Amritsar Civil Hospital, who had examined optimistic for COVID-19 final week, died of a coronary heart assault on Sunday, officers stated.
Arun Sharma, 53, was present process remedy within the city-based personal hospital for the final 10 days.
The officers stated that he had additionally developed a extreme lung an infection.
Chief Minister Amarinder Singh condoled the demise of Sharma, saying he was saddened to lose “one of our hardworking corona warriors”.
“He handed away this morning of a coronary heart assault & was additionally Covid19 optimistic. It’s unhappy to lose such an excellent & dedicated physician. Heartfelt condolences to his household,” the chief minister tweeted.
Health and Family Welfare Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu, who attended the cremation, stated Sharma will all the time be remembered as a real corona warrior for his companies.
He stated the physician was placed on a ventilator after creating issues.
“Intensivist from PGIMER was guiding his clinical management and the state was preparing to airlift him to PGI at Chandigarh or Medanta Hospital in Gurugram. Unfortunately, this morning he had a cardiac arrest and passed away,” Sidhu stated.
Sharma is survived by his spouse, daughter and son.
He additionally served as a blood transfusion officer throughout which he additionally performed a key function to determine a blood financial institution in Amritsar. — PTI