Nishtar Medical University (NMU) Vice Chancellor (VC) Dr. Mustafa Kamal Pasha passed away due to coronavirus on Wednesday morning.
As being reported he had been on a ventilator for the last 13 days.
Dr. Mustafa Kamal Pasha had tested positive for COVID-19 last month and was admitted to a private hospital since June 14.
He was then shifted to the Multan Institute of Cardiology (MIC) as his condition worsened.
According to Pro Vice-Chancellor Dr. Masood Ijaz, a team of specialist doctors has been treating Dr. Pasha. He started experiencing difficulty breathing three days ago and had been on a ventilator ever since.
His condition worsened after his lungs started bleeding and he succumbed to his ailing condition this morning.
Dr. Mustafa Kamal Pasha was a famous surgeon who stopped office work when the number of coronavirus patients increased and started performing ward duty.
He was the first Vice-Chancellor of the Nishtar Medical University and a specialist surgeon.
Dr. Pasha funeral prayers will be offered at NMU hostel ground today.