KARACHI:A senior pediatrician of Karachi and a staff nurse of Khairpur died due to coronavirus (COVID-19) during the last 24 hours, health department sources told PPI on Thursday.
Senior Child Specialist Dr Tajmmul Hussain passed away due to COVID-19 in Karachi today. He was a graduate from Sindh Medical College (SMC) and Nowadays was practicing in at a hospital in Federal B. Area Karachi.
Similarly, a staff nurse of National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD) Khairpur passed away due to coronavirus last night. Staff nurse Fehmida Jamro had tested positive for coronavirus a couple of days and she was under self-isolation at her home where she died.
The COVID-19 related complications and deaths have increased in Pakistan, particularly in Sindh during the second virus wave. A big number of doctors, nurses and paramedical staff have contracted the virus so far.