Indian Doctor On Frontline Dies Of COVID-19 In UAE
Abu Dhabi: A 61-year-old doctor from India has died of coronavirus in Al Ain, it was confirmed on Sunday.
Dr Sudhir Rambhau Washimkar, who hailed from the city of Nagpur, passed away at Al Ain Hospital on Saturday.
He was employed at the Burjeel Royal Hospital in Al Ain, part of the VPS Healthcare network, and the private health provider confirmed his demise in a statement issued on Sunday.
“It is with great pain and grief that VPS Healthcare mourns the untimely and shocking demise of Dr Sudhir Rambhau Washimkar, internal medicine specialist at Burjeel Royal Hospital, Al Ain. [He] was undergoing treatment for COVID-19 at Al Ain Hospital when he breathed his last on Saturday, June 6, 2020,” the statement said.
Dr Washimkar had been tending to COVID-19 patients when he initially fell ill.Dr. Arun Menon, Regional Director for VPS Healthcare’s Al Ain Region, said the passing away of Dr. Sudhir is a great loss for the institution.
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