Maha: Doctor serving till eighth month of pregnancy dies due to COVID after delivering stillborn
Maharashtra: A 33-year-old Medical Officer attached to Irwin Hospital, who extended services till the eighth month of her pregnancy succumbed to Coivd-19, five days after giving birth to a stillborn baby.
The deceased doctor has been identified as a pathologist, Pratiksha Gavali, who was serving as the Medical Officer at Amravati in Irwin Hospital.
According to a recent media report, the doctor was performing her duties amidst COVID till the eighth month of her pregnancy. Earlier this month, she fell ill and underwent a COVID test. She was found COVID positive and was undergoing treatment in Amravati for the same.
However, complications emerged due to her pregnancy and she was transferred to a hospital in Nagpur about 12 days ago.
She underwent an operation for the delivery lately but gave birth to a stillborn baby. Even before the griefing family members could mourn the loss, the doctor eventually passed away after her condition started to decline post-delivery.