Kashmir: Young doctor screening coronavirus patients passes away in Gilgit-Baltistan

Kashmir: Young doctor screening coronavirus patients passes away in Gilgit-Baltistan

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GILGIT: A young doctor, who had reportedly contracted coronavirus while screening pilgrims coming from Iran and Iraq, has passed away in Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B) on Sunday.

Dr Usman Riaz was admitted to a a hospital in a critical condition and put on a ventilator at the main district headquarter hospital in Gilgit.

The Information Department of G-B has confirmed the death, saying Dr Usman Riaz rendered martyrdom while battling against the novel coronavirus.

He will be declared a national hero, the information department added.__Tribune.com

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