Besides medical staff, police and sanitary workers, journalists have been playing a crucial role working on the frontline battling the pandemic. In the wake of a roll of positive cases amongst the medicos serving corona patients, news that a Telugu journalist Manoj Kumar who recently tested positive rattled the fraternity on Sunday.
According to the hospital authorities, Manoj Kumar who is already suffering from a lungs ailment which made it difficult for the young journalist. Officials confirmed that Manoj’s elder brother was also confirmed to be corona positive. The bereaved family members shared that his wife was pregnant while the couple got married a year ago. With this, Manoj happened to be the second journalist from the fraternity who succumbed to the novel viral infection after a reporter in Agra died in May.