Naina Aggarwal, the grieving daughter of famous heart specialist Dr Ok Ok Aggarwal who died of coronavirus an infection, on Tuesday mentioned her father “saved so many lives, however we couldn’t save him”. Aggarwal, 62, was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) right here and was on ventilator help since final week. He died at 11.30 PM on Monday after a prolonged battle with COVID-19, an announcement on his Twitter deal with mentioned.
As quickly because the information of his demise surfaced, tributes began pouring in from all quarters on social media. “He saved so many lives, however we couldn’t save him,” his daughter Naina mentioned.
The eminent heart specialist, who was additionally a Padma Shri awardee, had gained extra prominence along with his informative movies about COVID-19 on social media. The loss of life of Aggarwal amid the brutal second wave of the pandemic in Delhi has shocked his household, associates members of the medical fraternity and past.
Famous dentist and Padma Bhushan recipient Dr Anil Kohli, termed Aggarwal’s loss of life a “private loss”. “He was a pal and by no means thought he would go away us like that. It’s an amazing loss to our fraternity too, and to the folks, he served with an open coronary heart and a congenial nature. My tributes to him, and condolences to his household,” he mentioned.
“He lived life until the top,” Kohli mentioned.