- Delhi has recorded the maximum number of fatalities with 107 deaths: IMA
- Last month also IMA raised concern about the casualties among doctors
- The country faced a devastating second wave of COVID-19
New Delhi: The Indian Medical Association (IMA) today (June 2) said that 594 doctors have died due to COVID-19 in the ongoing devastating second wave of the coronavirus pandemic. The capital city of Delhi has recorded the maximum number of fatalities with 107 deaths in the devastating second sweep of the virus.
According to the Indian Medical Association, 748 doctors had died of the infection across the country in the first wave of the pandemic. Delhi recorded 107 deaths in the second wave, followed by Bihar 96, Uttar Pradesh (UP) 67, Rajasthan 43, Jharkhand 39 and Andhra Pradesh (AP) and Telangana 32 each, according to data compiled at the Indian Medical Association’s COVID-19 registry.
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Dr JA Jayalal, President, Indian Medical Association said,
Last year 748 doctors across India died due to COVID-19, while in the current wave we have lost 594 doctors in a short period.
Last month also Indian Medical Association had raised concern about the casualties among the medical professionals.
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