Kejriwal govt to give Rs 1 crore aid to family of LNJP doctor who died of coronavirus

Kejriwal govt to give Rs 1 crore aid to family of LNJP doctor who died of coronavirus

The Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government has announced Rs 1 crore aid to the family of a doctor who died of coronavirus on Sunday.

The doctor, a consultant anaesthesiologist of city government-run LNJP Hospital died of Covid-19 in the ICU of a private dedicated coronavirus facility on Sunday.

LNJP Hospital is a dedicated Covid-19 facility under the Delhi government.

"He lost the battle today after a valiant fight," a hospital source said.

Sources said the doctor died in the ICU of Max Smart, a dedicated Covid-19 facility in Saket.

Several hundreds of healthcare workers have been infected with Covid-19 till date in Delhi.