KARACHI: A renowned orthopaedic surgeon, Dr Younis Soomro, succumbed to coronavirus on Wednesday.
He had contracted the virus while serving patients and died while receiving treatment at a private hospital.
According to the Pakistan Medical Association general secretary, Dr Soomro was working at Ziauddin Hospital’s orthopaedic department and also remained affiliated with several national and international symposiums as well as Dow University of Medical Sciences.
Young Doctors Association (YDA) chairperson Dr Omar Sultan and its members offered their condolences over his demise. According to YDA, over 100 doctors have lost their lives to Covid-19 while serving on the frontlines.