Surgeon Succumbs To COVID-19 In Rourkela, Third Medical Casualty In Odisha

Rourkela: A surgeon posted at Rourkela Government Hospital (RHG) here succumbed to COVID-19 on Saturday.

The deceased, Dr AK Das, was the third doctor in Odisha to have died of the deadly virus. Earlier, a doctor in Sambalpur and another in Ganjam had succumbed to COVID-19.

Dr Das, who was engaged in the outpatient department of RGH, was cremated amidst a special guard of honour at Swargadwar, Vedavyas.

Sundargarh Collector Nikhil Pavan Kalyan, Rourkela Municipal Corporation Commissioner and other officials were present at the occasion.

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