COVID-19 positive doctor passes away in Indore

Indore (Madhya Pradesh) [India], May 22 (ANI): A doctor who tested positive for COVID-19 passed away here on Thursday, said Indore Nodal officer Dr Amit Malakar.

The officer said that the doctor died due to co-morbidity.

"A doctor, admitted at Choithram Hospital since May 7, passed away yesterday. It was a case of co-morbidity," Dr Amit Malakar told ANI.

"He was a 67-year-old man and was a private practitioner," he added.

According to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Madhya Pradesh has a tally of 5,981 COVID-19 cases of which 2,843 patients have been cured/discharged and 270 patients have succumbed to the deadly virus. (ANI)