New Delhi, July 18(QNN)
In India Ninety Nine doctors had succumbed to COVID-19 as reported by Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Wednesday. It had declared a alert for medical professionals and medical administrators advising them to raise their safety measures.
IMA reported that as per National COVID registry data total 1,302 doctors were infected with COVID-19 and 99 have succumbed to the pandemic.
It reported that 73 of them were above the age of 50 years, nineteen in age-group of 35-50 and seven below 35 years.
Dr Rajan Sharma President of IMA said that while the medical profession were only hope for the nation to lead the exit from the pandemic, but death of doctors due to COVID-19 had become a serious concern.