36 year old cardiac surgeon dies of COVID 19 in Kolkata
| Wednesday | 5th August, 2020
Kolkata: A 36-year-old cardiac surgeon has died of COVID-19 in Kolkata, Health Department sources said on Wednesday.
Dr Nitish Kumar was diagnosed with COVID-19 in mid- July and was undergoing treatment at a private hospital where he worked, they said.
Dr Kumar, who hailed from Patna, is the youngest doctor to die of COVID-19 in West Bengal.
Dr Kumar moved to Kolkata seven years back and was working at the hospital after he completed post-graduation in cardiac surgery this June.
He started working at the cardiac surgery department of the hospital as a part of his DNB course.