A 28-year-old doctor who works day and night to prevent the Coronavirus in China suddenly suffers from a heart attack.
Song Yingjie, who works at a medical centre in Hunan Province, China, was busy treating patients day and night and died suddenly on Monday in his room.
According to a report by the South China Morning Post, the doctor had been working without interruption since January 25 in Hang Shan, Hunan.
It was performing the duties of dividing the medical supply by checking the physical temperature of the vehicles arriving at the motorway check post connecting Hunan province to Hubei province.
The local administration confirmed the doctor's death on Weibo, a Chinese social media site, and said they were helping the bereaved family.
The doctor's sister told local media that her brother was a great personality and her death was heartbreaking news for the family.
The doctor's colleagues also praised him, saying he was a valued member of our team and his future was bright.
The Coronavirus has killed more than 560 people so far and sickened more than 28,000 in several countries, including China.
Staff members at medical centres across China have been working day and night to diagnose and treat the virus and to keep it under control.