An Indian doctor in Kuwait, who worked as an endodontist at the Kuwait Oil Company, died from the corona infection, He is the country's second medical professional to die due to COVID-19, according to a media report.
Dr Vasudeva Rao, 54, died on Saturday in Jaber hospital where he was undergoing treatment for coronavirus infection, Kuwait Oil Company, a subsidiary of the government-owned Kuwait Petroleum Corporation, said in the post. Dr Rao has been living in Kuwait for the last 15 years.
Dr Rao was a member of Indian Dentists Alliance in Kuwait, an organisation of Indian dental professionals in Kuwait. The organisation has condoled his death.
On Friday, Egyptian ENT specialist Tareq Hussain Mokheimer died of COVID-19, becoming Kuwait's first such medical fatality, the Gulf News reported.
171 Indians arrived in Chennai from Kuwait on Sunday as part of the government's Vande Bharat Mission to bring home Indian nationals stranded in various countries.