Senior Odisha Doctor Bhabani Bal Succumbs To Post-COVID Complications

Bhubaneswar: Senior surgeon at Capital Hospital in Bhubaneswar, Dr Bhabani Shankar Bal, died of post COVID complications at his government quarters in Unit-4 here on Monday.

Dr Bal had been admitted to Apollo Hospital in a critical condition in May after testing positive for Covid-19. His lungs were severely damaged.

After three months of treatment, he was admitted to the ICU at Capital Hospital. He had returned home on Sunday but his condition worsened on Monday night and he died before being taken to hospital.

The last rites were performed at Puri Swargadwar. He is survived by his wife and son, who is also a doctor.