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594 doctors died during second wave of Covid-19: IMA

Delhi ranks highest in terms of doctor deaths in 2021, during the second wave of the pandemic

Sabrangindia 03 Jun 2021

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As many as 594 doctors across India died due to Covid-19 during the second wave, said the Indian Medical Association (IMA) on June 2, 2021.

As per state-wise list released by the IMA, national capital Delhi has recorded the highest number of fatalities with 107 deaths, followed by 96 deaths in Bihar and 67 deaths in Uttar Pradesh. These three regions together account for 40 percent of doctor deaths recorded in 2021.

According to the NDTV, 748 doctors died due to Covid-19 in 2020. However, as shown on IMA’s website, 864 modern medicine doctors sacrificed their lives as healthcare workers dealing with the Coronavirus pandemic last year.

Meanwhile, India reported 1.34 lakh daily new cases in the last 24 hours on June 3. The Covid-19 India website recorded 3.38 lakh deaths in the country so far with Maharashtra (96,751), Karnataka (30,017), Tamil Nadu (25,205), Delhi (24,402) and Uttar Pradesh (20,787) ranking as the top five states.

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594 doctors died during second wave of Covid-19: IMA

Delhi ranks highest in terms of doctor deaths in 2021, during the second wave of the pandemic

Image Courtesy:khn.org

As many as 594 doctors across India died due to Covid-19 during the second wave, said the Indian Medical Association (IMA) on June 2, 2021.

As per state-wise list released by the IMA, national capital Delhi has recorded the highest number of fatalities with 107 deaths, followed by 96 deaths in Bihar and 67 deaths in Uttar Pradesh. These three regions together account for 40 percent of doctor deaths recorded in 2021.

According to the NDTV, 748 doctors died due to Covid-19 in 2020. However, as shown on IMA’s website, 864 modern medicine doctors sacrificed their lives as healthcare workers dealing with the Coronavirus pandemic last year.

Meanwhile, India reported 1.34 lakh daily new cases in the last 24 hours on June 3. The Covid-19 India website recorded 3.38 lakh deaths in the country so far with Maharashtra (96,751), Karnataka (30,017), Tamil Nadu (25,205), Delhi (24,402) and Uttar Pradesh (20,787) ranking as the top five states.

Related:

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