Senior doctor dies of Covid-19 in Karachi
KARACHI – Senior paediatrician Professor Dr Salahuddin Shaikh lost his battle with Covid-19 at a Karachi hospital on Sunday amid a steep rise of Omicron variant infections in the megacity. The senior doctor was under treatment at a private hospital of Karachi but breathed his last today. Dr Salahuddin Shaikh was a highly professional specialist of pediatrics practising in Clifton area of Karachi. The deadly coronavirus continued to haunt the medics who were providing care and cure to the Covid patients. It is pertinent to note that the fourth wave of COVID-19 is taking Karachi by storm as the positivity ratio in the port city has surged to over 39 percent.