Bareilly SDM, having Covid-19 symptoms, dies in air ambulance on way to Delhi

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Bareilly/Lucknow, May 3 (PTI) A Sub-Divisional Magistrate posted in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly district died in an air ambulance while he was being taken to Delhi for treatment, officials said Prashant Kumar, a trainee officer, was admitted at a private medical college here 3-4 days ago after he developed Covid-19 symptoms, they said.

However, his condition deteriorated on Monday, and he was being sent to Delhi in an air ambulance but he died midway, they added.

In a statement issued in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath condoled the officer's demise. PTI CORR NAV TIR TIR