Nishtar University VC Dr Mustafa Kamal dies of coronavirus

By: INP      Published: 03:58 PM, 15 Jul, 2020
Nishtar University VC Dr Mustafa Kamal dies of coronavirus

Nishtar Medical University (NMU) Vice-Chancellor Dr Mustafa Kamal Pasha, who had been on a ventilator for last 13 days, died of coronavirus on Wednesday.

Dr Mustafa Kamal Pasha tested positive for COVID-19 last month and was admitted to a private hospital. He was then shifted to the Multan Institute of Cardiology (MIC) as his condition worsened. His lungs had stopped working.

Dr Mustafa Kamal Pasha was a famous surgeon who stopped office work when the number of coronavirus patients increased and started performing ward duty. His funeral prayer was offered at NMU Hostel Ground after Asr prayers.

On the other hand, Pakistan has confirmed 67 deaths in a single day by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 255,769. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 5,386.