ISLAMABAD: The General Secretary of Pakistan Islamic Medical Association (PIMA), Dr. Arshad Munir has passed away due to covid-19, on Tuesday (today).
He was already on ventilator for several days due to serious breathing issues caused by corona virus.
Dr. Munir was a radiologist at a hospital located in Faisalabad.
Earlier this month, the Lahore Services Hospital started facing shortage of doctors as 110 staff members have contracted corona virus.
Half of the staff members have isolated themselves at their homes, while the others at the hospital’s hostel.
According to the Young Doctors Association (YDA) president, in last 07 days almost above 100 doctors of SHL (Services Hospital Lahore) have been infected with COVID-19 fighting on front line, leading to acute shortage of working doctors.