ISLAMABAD: A 72-year-old doctor succumbed to the COVID-19 in Islamabad on Saturday.
Islamabad deputy commissioner, Hamza Shafaat in a Twitter statement said this is the second death from the contagion in the capital.
Offering “heartfelt condolences” to the bereaved family, he said his administration is making arrangements for the last rites as per notified standard operating procedures (SOPs).
One 72 years doctor just lost the battle against Covid in Islamabad. This is our second casualty. Heartfelt condolences for the family. We are arranging for the final rituals as per notified SOP. Stay safe every one. May Allah protect all of us. #ICTATaskForce
— Deputy Commissioner Islamabad (@dcislamabad) April 18, 2020