NEW DELHI: Padma Shri awardee and eminent heart specialist Dr KK Aggarwal has died of Covid-19, a press release posted on his Twitter deal with mentioned.
— Dr Okay Okay Aggarwal (@DrKKAggarwal) 1621283348000
Aggarwal (62), who was the previous nationwide president of the Indian Medical Affiliation (IMA), was admitted to the AIIMS right here and was on ventilator help since final week.
In line with the assertion, he handed away at 11.30 pm on Monday after a “prolonged battle with Covid-19”.
“Even throughout the pandemic, he made fixed efforts to teach the lots and was in a position to attain out to 100 million folks by way of quite a few movies and academic programmes and saved numerous lives. He wished his life to be celebrated and never mourned,” the assertion mentioned.