Lucknow: The trekking up of Covid 19 numbers in Uttar Pradesh is alarming with 29,968 confirmed cases along with 827 deaths.Previously among the celebrities affected with Coronavirus, was also a politician, MLA JAnbazhagan, of Tamil Nadu who died on June 10, 2020.
Adding to the traumatic number, Ex BJPs Deputy Mayor of Lucknow who was admitted 10 days ago died this afternoon due to Coronavirusduring his treatment in the hospital. Abhay Seth, ex Deputy Mayor left his wife Reeta Seth, his daughter Anshu Seth and son Arpit Seth after him. Abhay Seth served as the Deputy Mayor of Lucknow from 21 November 2002 to 13 February 2006. Earlier, he was elected as the Councillor (Parshad) for Aliganj area for the period 1996 to 2002. Currently, he was serving as the Vice President of Vyapar Mandal Lucknow.
He also was sentenced lifetime imprisonment. He was sentenced for his involvement with three other men in a fake police encounter in Aliganj area around 24 years ago, in which a person was killed. He later in 2018 got a bail from Allahabad High Court in that case.
On July 7, about 1 pm, he died of Coronavirus. Around 10 days ago he was admitted to PGI. He complained of fever and cold and got tested. After testing positive he was admitted to PGI. According to medical experts, he already had a high blood sugar and severe heart ailments. Also, he underwent a bypass surgery in the past.