Guwahati: Dr Jahan Iqbal Ahmed ( 50 ), working as associate professor, Ophthalmology, at Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) of Assam died reportedly due to the COVID-19, on Monday, disclosed Dr Navanil Barua of Guwahati Neurological Research Centre (GNRC), who is also his classmate, announced this in his Facebook page. Dr Iqbal died on way to hospital,
Dr Navanil Barua in a Facebook post wrote, “With extreme shock and grief , I mourn the passing away of my classmate Jahan Iqbal Ahmed , Assoc Prof , Ophthalmology, GMCH . He was having fever with cough and had respiratory distress today and died on way to hospital.”
It is also reported that the deceased was under treatment at his home.