Orthopaedic doctor dies of COVID-19 in Kolkata

Updated: 21 September, 2020 16:49 IST | IANS | Mumbai

A frontline corona warrior, Nandi tested positive for Covid-19 three weeks ago and was admitted to the CMRI Hospital at Ekbalpur

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A 57-year-old orthopaedic doctor, Surajit Nandi, of Kolkata's Vidyasagar State General Hospital has died of Covid-19, sources said on Monday.

As many as 28 doctors have reportedly died of coronavirus in West Bengal so far.

A frontline corona warrior, Nandi tested positive for Covid-19 three weeks ago and was admitted to the CMRI Hospital at Ekbalpur. He died late Saturday night.

Before joining the Vidyasagar Hospital at Behala, Nandi was associated with the Darjeeling district hospital where he served as an orthopaedic sergeant for a decade.

According to sources, Nandi was quite popular among his colleagues and patients at the hospital and was treating patients amid the coronavirus pandemic in the last six months.

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First Published: 21 September, 2020 17:00 IST

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