KOLKATA: A senior physician died of Covid-19 at Kolkata on Friday, wellness department sources said. Dr Tarun Kumar Banerjee was undergoing treatment in a private hospital after testing positive for Covid-19, they stated.
An expert in medicine, Dr Banerjee experienced a heart operation around three months ago, they included.
He had been having high fever and complained of breathlessness a couple of days ago, after which he had been examined for Covid-19 and has been shown to be positive.
Dr Banerjee’s condition began deteriorating since Thursday day and he breathed his last about 10. 20am, they said.
Sources from the nation’s healthcare industry stated that four senior physicians have died of Covid-19 at Kolkata, such as a leading government medical officer.