Lucknow West BJP MLA Suresh Srivastava's wife Malti Srivastava passed away on Sunday, two days after the legislator had passed away due to COVID-19 complications himself, family sources said.
She also passed away due to COVID-19 at Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute, the sources said. The couple were admitted to SGPGI and were undergoing treatment for COVID-19.
While Lucknow West MLA had died of the viral disease in Lucknow on Friday, his wife passed away on Sunday. He was on ventilator support for a few days, a BJP leader said.
On Sunday, Uttar Pradesh recorded 35,614 fresh COVID 19 cases out of which Lucknow alone recorded 5,187.
(With PTI Inputs)