Lucknow: Senior BJP leader and former Deputy Mayor of Lucknow Abhay Seth has died of Covid-19 infection. He was 66.
He was the first politician to have died due to the disease in the city on Monday. Seth was undergoing treatment at the Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGIMS) after testing positive for Covid-19 on 27 June.
According to SGPGIMS Medical Superintendent R K Singh, “The patient had a history of cardiovascular disease and diabetes. He slipped into a state of respiratory shock due to the infection and died.”