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First Covid-19 positive doctor dies in Kolkata, CM Mamata expresses grief !!

“We have lost Dr Biplab Kanti Dasgupta Assistant Director, Health Services, West Bengal in the early hours of today. He was Assistant Director of Health Services, Central Medical Stores,” Mamata Banerjee said in a tweet.

Dr. Biplab Kanti Dasgupta, a senior government doctor involved in the fight against COVID-19 died at a hospital in Kolkata on Sunday. Dasgupta, 60, posted as Assistant Director Health Services (equipment and stores) was initially admitted to Beliaghata Infectious Diseases hospital and later shifted to a private hospital in Salt Lake, Kolkata on April 18. Dasgupta succumbed to the disease. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee condoled Doctor Dasgupta’s demise. 

”We have lost Dr. Biplab Kanti Dasgupta Assistant Director, Health Services, West Bengal in the early hours of today. He was Assistant Director of Health Services, Central Medical Stores. We are deeply pained with his untimely demise. His sacrifice for the cause of ailing humanity will ever be in our hearts and will make our COVID warriors fight the deadly virus with even greater determination. My heartfelt condolence to Dr. Dasgupta’s bereaved family members and colleagues,” Mamata Banerjee tweeted.

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