Doctors across the world working day and night to cure their patients from the deadly coronavirus, have also taken upon the task to keep up the spirits of those infected.
In order to ring in positivity, these frontline warriors have taken things up a notch by shaking a leg to upbeat Bollywood songs.
Recently, Dr Arup Senapati an ENT surgeon at Silchar medical college Assam has gone viral for his epic dance on the song ‘Ghungroo’ from Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff’s 2019 film ‘WAR’.
The video was RT’d more than 7K times on Twitter, and was also lauded by Hrithik, who wrote, “Tell Dr Arup I’m gonna learn his steps and dance as good as him someday in Assam. Terrific spirit.”
According to a report by Indian Express, the performance was filmed inside a recovery room with a few patients and other doctors.
Senapati told the daily that it was the last day of his duty at the COVID-19 ward and his colleagues insisted for a dance.
Speaking about the video he said that the week had been tough and just wanted to keep the morale up.
Back in July on the occasion of National Doctor’s Day, Dr. Richa Negi from Mumbai, a social media star, shared a video of herself grooving to Street Dancer 3D's peppy dance number 'Garmi', while wearing a Personal protective equipment (PPE) suit. The video went viral on the photo-sharing app and received over one million views.
As of October 18, Assam reported three more fatalities due to COVID-19 and 318 new infections, the lowest in four months, taking the total to 2,00,709 cases, Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said.
The overall positivity rate stood at 4.64 per cent against the total testing of 43,22,424 samples so far.
The state currently has a total of 28,158 active cases, and they are being treated at different hospitals and Covid Care Centres (CCCs) across the state, along with some being at home isolation.
"Sad to share the demise of three #COVID patients today... My deepest condolences to the bereaved families & friends," Sarma said.
With this, the total number of persons losing their lives due to COVID-19 in the state has gone up to 868.