The SARS-CoV virus has taken many lives now Padma Shri awardee (2010) and eminent cardiologist Dr KK Aggarwal has died of COVID-19 on Monday at 11.30 pm.
Aggarwal aged 62, who was the former national president of the Indian Medical Association (IMA), was admitted to the AIIMS here and was on ventilator support since last week.
He was also the head of the Heart Care Foundation of India and also received the Dr BC Roy Award in 2005.
Even during the pandemic, he made constant efforts to educate the masses and was able to reach out to 100 million people through numerous videos and educational programmes and saved countless lives. He wanted his life to be celebrated and not mourned, read a statement in Twitter.
He dedicated his life to the welfare of the public and raising health awareness. He did his schooling in Delhi and completed MBBS from Nagpur University. He was active on social media and used to post videos of him talking about various aspects of Covid-19.