Dr. Venkatesh, 66-years old, was the forty-third doctor of Karnataka who succumbed to COVID-19.
Nearly 80 percent of the doctors worked in private hospitals, nursing homes, and clinics. The doctors were general practitioners, physicians, psychiatrists, ENT specialists, gynecologists, radiologists, and anesthetists.
On September 22, a 66-year doctor, a resident of Nanjangud in Mysore, Dr. Venkatesh, succumbed to COVID-19. The total number of doctors who died of the pandemic in Karnataka reached forty-three.
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