Dr Dakshesh M Parekh (76) and a heart bypass patient and his wife Dr Jaishree Parekh (75) who is diabetic were both General Practitioners. Dr Dakshesh Parekh was of the view that no doctor should pull back because of age and decided to treat patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. Both were hospitalised in August having tested COVID-19 positive. Dr Dakshesh passed away in September. His wife recovered and is back to treating patients. Dr Jaishree joined the #SaluteOurSaviours telethon with her daughter Nirja.