A doctor in Pune continued to work even as his father succumbed to COVID-19, while his mother and brother are admitted to hospital.
Speaking to news agency ANI, the doctor said that the situation in the country is very difficult.
“The situation is very difficult. We can’t rest & see the agony of patients,” Dr Mukund, Director, Sanjeevan Hospital was quoted as saying by ANI.
The images posted by ANI on Twitter are widely being shared and many users are reacting to them. Many users hailed Dr Mukund as ‘real hero’, while some saluted him for his courage and efforts in this tough time for him and his family.
Here are some reactions:
One user wrote: “Salute to Dr Mukund. He is real Hero. Our best wishes to Dr Mukund and his family.”
“All the doctors currently are going through some of the toughest times of their lives, hats off to Dr. Mukund for not giving up on other patience while keeping a brave face in his time of loss,” another user commented.