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Kejriwal Announces Rs 1 Cr Honorary Amount For Family Of Delhi Doctor Who Died Of COVID-19

While paying tribute to Dr Assem Gupta in a press briefing, Kejriwal said, "On June 3 he contacted corona and was admitted to hospital.

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday announced that his government will pay an honorary amount of Rs 1 crore to the family of Dr Aseem Gupta, who lost his life due to COVID-19.

"Dr Aseem Gupta, a senior doctor of LNJP Hospital succumbed to Covid yesterday. He was known for going out of his way to serve his patients. We have lost a very valuable fighter. Delhi salutes his spirit and sacrifice. I just spoke to his wife and offered my condolences and support," Kejriwal tweeted.

While paying tribute to Dr Assem Gupta in a press briefing, Kejriwal said, "On June 3 he contacted corona and was admitted to hospital. Subsequently, he died. His wife who is also a doctor was also infected with coronavirus, and now she is cured of the virus. "

"We pray for the soul of Dr Aseem Gupta. Delhi government will give an honorary amount of Rs 1 crore to his family. His life can never be priced; it is just a small amount to be given by people of Delhi and the country to his family," he said.

Gupta passed away at Max Hospital in Saket on Sunday. 

(ANI)

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