SUKKUR -  Another frontline doctor battling COVID-19, Additional Civil Surgeon, Khairpur Medical College Hospital (KMCH), Dr Willayat Gopang passed away on Thursday due to the viral infection.

He was diagnosed with COVID-19, twenty days ago and remained in the isolation Ward in Larkana but was shifted to South City Hospital, Karachi after his condition was deteriorated. He was put on a ventilator but could not survive.

Dr Gopang was the second frontline doctor from Khairpur who lost his life while battling with the pandemic.

The doctors, nurses and the civil society paid rich tributes to Dr Willayat Gopang, while PMA Khairpur General Secretary Dr Zaffar Jatoi had announced three days mourning period.