Bhubaneswar, May 14: A veteran Odia doctor succumbed to Covid-19 in New Delhi on Wednesday.
He has been identified as Dr Upendra Biswal (70), a native of Pattamundai area in Kendrapara district.
Dr. Biswal was working as a Professor in Hindurao Medical College and Hospital in New Delhi after retirement as the head of the department of surgery in Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital and Medical College.
He was under treatment in the RM Lohia hospital after he tested Covid positive. However, he succumbed to the virus yesterday.