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The Minister of Bihar, the twentieth legislator of India who has died with or from Covid, succumbs | India News


Another Bihar minister died of Covid-19 on Friday, bringing to 20 the number of lawmakers on duty in the country who lost their lives from the disease, or complications stemming from it.
Kapil Dev Kamat, 70, is Bihar’s second minister and third lawmaker, forced to vote, to die from the virus or due to post-Covid complications. Previously, Cabinet Minister Vinod Kumar Singh had died on October 12 due to post-Covid complications.
With Kamat’s death, seven ministers, including Union Minister Suresh Angadi and two ministers each in Bihar and UP and one in Jharkhand and Nagaland, have succumbed to the virus or its after-effects. Of the 20 lawmakers who died, six died from post-Covid complications and the rest died from the virus.
Kamat was admitted to AIIMS Patna on October 1 and was put on a respirator after his condition deteriorated. Sources said Kamat was admitted for dialysis at the Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, where he tested positive for the virus. Then he was transferred to AIIMS.

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