A Pakistani doctor in her 20s, who had tested positive for Covid-19 over 10 days ago, lost her life at a private hospital in Lahore after battling the infection for days.
According to the health department of Punjab, Dr Sana Fatima was treating Covid-19 patients at Fatima Memorial Hospital.
She was admitted to Doctors Hospital and Medical Centre on May 20 after testing positive for the virus and developing symptoms of its related disease. She died early morning today after her condition deteriorated, the department was quoted as saying by Pakistantoday.com
Fatima was also a resident at Chughtai Lab, Lahore, and leaves behind a husband and a daughter.
Pakistan’s Sindh province has reported the deaths of eight healthcare workers, the highest among provinces, with a total of 538 cases among medics. On the other hand, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has 552 cases among healthcare workers, the highest out of all the provinces, which include 249 doctors, 97 nurses and 205 other health workers.