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Over 400 doctors died of Covid in second wave, Delhi with most casualties

As many as 420 doctors lost their lives in the country during the second wave of Covid-19, the Indian Medical Association (IMA) said on Saturday.

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New Delhi Updated on: May 22, 2021 14:05 IST
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As many as 420 doctors lost their lives in the country during the second wave of Covid-19, the Indian Medical Association (IMA) said on Saturday.

As many as 420 doctors lost their lives in the country during the second wave of Covid-19, the Indian Medical Association (IMA) said on Saturday. Data released by the doctors' association said that Delhi alone recorded 100 deaths. This is the highest number of doctor deaths reported by any state during the second wave. The national capital was followed by Bihar where 96 deaths were recorded. 

Uttar Pradesh, the country's most populous state, reported 41 deaths while Gujarat logged 31 casualties. Maharashtra which emerged as the new epicenter of infection during the second wave reported 15 deaths.

STATE WISE DOCTORS MARTYRS IMA COVID REGISTRY- SECOND WAVE

S. No. States Number of Death
1 Andhra Pradesh 26
2 Assam 3
3 Bihar 96
4 Chhattisgarh 3
5 Delhi 100
6 Gujarat 31
7 Goa 2
8 Haryana 2
9 Jammu and Kashmir 3
10 Karnataka 8
11 Kerala 4
12 Madhya Pradesh 13
13 Maharashtra 15
14 Odisha 16
15 Pondicherry 1
16 Punjab 1
17 Tamil Nadu 14
18 Telangana 20
19 Tripura 2
20 Uttar Pradesh 41
21 Uttarakhand 2
22 West Bengal 16
23 Unknown 1
     

According to the IMA data, a total of 747 doctors lost their lives during the first wave. Data show that 91 doctors were from Tamil Nadu, the highest from any state. 81 doctors from Maharashtra lost their lives, 71 from West Bengal, 70 from Andhra Pradesh, 20 from Assam, 38 from Bihar, 8 each from Chandigarh and Chattisgarh, 3 each from Goa, Manipur and J&K, 62 from Gujarat, 23 from Delhi, 68 from Karnataka, 2 from Himachal Pradesh, 19 from Jharkhand, 4 from Kerala, 22 from Madhya Pradesh, 1 each from Meghalaya and Tripura, 2 from Pondicherry, 14 each from Odisha and Haryana, 20 from Punjab, 17 from Rajasthan, 12 from Telangana, 5 from Uttarakhand and 65 from Uttar Pradesh.

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