646 Doctors have lost their lives in the fight against covid so far In the second wave of Corona. This is confirmed by the indian medical department(IMA)on Saturday.
Delhi reported the maximum number of fatalities among doctors at 109, followed by Bihar (97), Uttar Pradesh (79), Rajasthan (43), Jharkhand (39), Gujarat (37), Andhra Pradesh (35), Telangana (34), Tamil Nadu (32), West Bengal (30), and Maharashtra and Odisha (23 each).
A total of 16 doctors lost their lives in Madhya Pradesh during the second wave, followed by nine in Karnataka, eight in Assam, five each in Chhattisgarh, Manipur and Kerala, three each in Jammu and Kashmir, Haryana and Punjab, two each in Tripura, Uttarakhand and Goa, one in Pondicherry and one at an unknown place.
During the first wave of the pandemic last year, a total of 748 doctors had fallen prey to the deadly virus, the IMA added.
On the covid front in India cases are declining day by day. India’s Covid death toll to date stands at 3,44,082.