Chandigarh, April 28
Dr Pushpinder Kumar, Senior Medical Officer, Neighborhood Well being Centre, Bhikhi, succumbed to Covid on Tuesday.
Condoling the demise, Well being Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu mentioned that it was unlucky that the Well being Division had misplaced its frontline warrior in battle towards the pandemic. He mentioned that Dr Kumar was affected by comorbidities and had examined constructive for Covid on April 23. He was admitted to the ICU at Guru Gobind Singh Medical Faculty, Faridkot, April 26 after he began feeling breathless. Dr Kumar recovered briefly, however his situation worsened and he died on Tuesday.
The minister mentioned Dr Kumar had acquired the primary dose of vaccine, however earlier than getting the second dose he was contaminated with the virus. In his condolence message, Sidhu prolonged his heartfelt sympathies to the bereaved household and kin of the deceased and prayed to the Almighty to present them the braveness to bear grief and grant everlasting peace to the departed soul. Dr Kumar is survived by his spouse and a daughter, who’s pursuing MBBS at Adesh Medical Faculty, Bathinda. — TPR