Bhubaneswar: A 32-year-old doctor of IMS and SUM Hospital here succumbed to COVID-19 on Friday.
The deceased has been identified as Hrudananda Bhuyan. He was an Associate Professor of the General Medicine Department at the hospital.
He was suffering from COVID-19 and had sickle cell disease-related complications, the Resident Doctors’ Association of AIIMS-Bhubaneswar said in a release.
“Well known among his colleagues for his highest form of ethical practice, his demise is a loss to both patients and the medical fraternity. Let his brevity and professionalism be an inspiration to all COVID Warriors around the world,” it further said.
It has also requested the state government to honour him in recognition of his services.