Junior doctor dies due to COVID-19 in Gondia district

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Gondia, Nov 18 (PTI) A female junior resident doctor at Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) here has died due to COVID-19, the hospital's dean said on Wednesday, becoming the fourth physician to succumb to the infection in Gondia district of Maharashtra.

GMCH dean Dr N G Tirpude said the 37-year-old doctor died on November 16, three days after testing positive for the infection.

A native of Nagpur, the victim was serving as a junior resident in the department of pediatrics at GMCH, he said.

She is the fourth physician from Gondia to succumb to the viral infection. The earlier victims included a doctor couple. PTI COR RSY RSY