Doctors Celebrate COVID Patient’s Birthday

A video of healthcare workers celebrating the birthday of a patient infected with COVID-19 at Surat Civil Hospital in Gujarat is doing the rounds of the internet and has gone viral on social media

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A video of healthcare workers celebrating the birthday of a patient infected with COVID-19 at Surat Civil Hospital in Gujarat is doing the rounds of the internet and has gone viral on social media.

Popular Mumbai photographer Viral Bhayani shared a clip of the video on his Instagram page. He captioned the video as "Covid warriors like these doctors not only giving their services but also going the extra mile to cheer the patients like celebrating their birthday.”

The video showed doctors and nurses at New Civil Hospital in Surat wearing PPE kits and singing for a woman who’s infected with coronavirus. The doctors sang the popular birthday song ‘Tum Jiyo Hazaro Saal’ for the woman. Other patients in the COVID ward also joined in and clapped as the doctors and nurses sang for the woman.

The heartwarming video has gone viral on Instagram with thousands of views and likes. Netizens praised the medics for not just ensuring that the patients get better but also keeping their spirits high in these hard times.

Meanwhile, according to the data provided by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, country saw a rise of 3,46,786 new cases and 2,624 deaths in the past 24 hours. With fresh fatalities, India's death toll has climbed to 1,89,544. The maximum number of deaths due to the COVID-19 infection was reported in Maharashtra (773), followed by Delhi with 348 daily deaths.

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