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    Congress Leader Badruddin Shaikh Dies Of COVID-19

    Senior Congress leader Badruddin Shaikh was tested positive for COVID-19 on April 15th, 2020

    Senior Congress leader and Ahmedabad corporator Badruddin Shaikh succumbed to the highly contagious novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

    Shaikh tested positive for COVID-19 on April 15th, 2020 and was admitted to the SVP Hospital. He also suffered from comorbid conditions coupled with high diabetes and heart ailment.

    As his symptoms deteriorated, Sheikh was placed on a ventilator on April 17th, 2020.

    Congress leader Rahul Gandhi expressed grief over the demise of Shaikh and offered his condolences to the bereaved family.

    “Badruddin Sheikh was a senior leader of Gujarat Congress and a Congress councillor in Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation. I am saddened to hear the news of his death from corona infection. My condolences to his family and loved ones in this hour of grief,” Gandhi said.

    Congress leader Shaktisinh Gohil wrote on social media that Shaikh got infected while helping the poor in Ahmedabad.

    The number of COVID-19 cases in Gujarat stands at 3,071. Till date, 133 people have died in the state due to the virus.

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