As the world is gripped by the Coronavirus pandemic, legendary sprinter Milkha Singh’s daughter is battling the COVID-19.
According to reports, Mona Milkha Singh is a doctor at the Metropolitan Hospital Center in New York who was attending to emergency patients of coronavirus.
“She is basically an ER (Emergency Room) doctor in the Metropolitan Hospital Center in New York City. So, when someone comes with the coronavirus symptoms, she has to treat them,” her brother, Jeev, a four-time European Tour champion, was quoted by newswire PTI.
So very proud of my sister. She says she feel like she is running a marathon every day. Every life saved is her reward. https://t.co/GqiQIvahPD
— Jeev Milkha Singh (@JeevMilkhaSingh) April 20, 2020
“She checks the patients, stabilises them, performs intubation (insertion of artificial ventilation tube into a patient) before they are sent to special wards to quarantine the COVID-19 patients,” he added.
So far COVID-19 has claimed over 40,000 lives in the US.