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COVID-19: Padma Shri awardee Nirmal Singh passes away


Team Udayavani, Apr 2, 2020, 8:41 AM IST

Amritsar: A Padma Shri awardee and former ‘Hazuri Raagi’ at the Golden Temple Nirmal Singh died here of Covid-19 Thursday, April 2, a health official said.

The 62-year-old ‘Gurbani’ exponent had recently returned from abroad and tested positive for Covid-19 on Wednesday, the official said.

Principal, Government Medical College, Dr Sujata Sharma said his condition started deteriorating Wednesday evening and he was shifted to ventilator support. He died at 4:30 AM Thursday, she said.

The man was admitted to Guru Nanak Dev Hospital here after he complained of breathlessness and dizziness on March 30, she said.

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