Director Health pays visit to family of deceased COVID warrior

Assures full financial support
Director Health pays visit to family of deceased COVID warrior
Dr Mushtaq Ahmad Rather, Director Health Services [File Photo]

Srinagar, Nov 19: Director Health Services Kashmir, Dr Mushtaq Ahmad Rather , on Friday visited the family of pharmacist of Baramulla who died due to COVID-19 on November 17 and paid rich tributes to the deceased. He also expressed condolence with the grieved family.

Mohmmad Muzafar Marazi who was working as a pharmacist with Health Department and posted in PHC Balhama passed away due to COVID-19 at DRDO Hospital Srinagar.

The deceased pharmacist was infected by COVID-19 during Special Vaccination duty in Srinagar. He was deputed by the Directorate of Health Services Kashmir to Srinagar for Carrying Vaccination Drive.

According to a press note, the Director during his visit today to the bereaved family was accompanied by Medical Superintendent District Hospital Baramulla and Block Medical Officer Rohama besides other health officials.

They paid rich tributes to the COVID warrior and expressed condolence with the deceased family and prayed for the departed soul.

Dr. Mushtaq said health care workers are fighting the pandemic and have given sacrifices for the public.

“Their sacrifices will be remembered always and it is an inspiration to all of us. They should continue their good work with zeal and zest for this pandemic and always,” he said.

The Director assured every possible help from the Department to the family of the deceased employee. He said all the formalities for the compensation and other things will be done on a priority basis.

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