Telangana: 35-year-old govt doctor succumbs to COVID-19
Hyderabad - A deputy medical and health officer in Telangana died of COVID-19 on Friday. He was working in Bhadradri-Kothagudem district and was undergoing treatment for the virus at a private hospital here.
Naresh Kumar (35), in-charge of a quarantine centre, tested positive for COVID-19 on July 30, official sources said.
State Health Minister Eatala Rajender, expressing grief over the death, said the doctor contracted the infection a week ago, according to an official press release.
The government would extend help and support to the bereaved family, he added.