Dr. Simon Hercules is a Neurosurgeon who is a well known person in the international panels of doctors and he died due to Coronavirus on Sunday 19th April 2020. He died at the age of 55 and there was a huge controversy in burying his body as many people opposed burying his body in burial ground as he was a Coronavirus patient. Dr Simon was undergoing treatment for COVID at Apollo, Vanagaram, Chennai. Neuro surgeon Dr. Simon Hercules, 55, who was also the Managing Director of New Hope Hospital, PH Road, Chennai, died of COVID-19 on Sunday evening. His daughter is also positive for the disease.
Dr Simon Hercules Coronavirus Death Controversy
Though Dr. Simon Hercules family had permission to bury his body in Kilpauk Burial Ground but due to logistic issue they were not allowed to perform his last rites and hence his family and friends had to move Dr. Simon Hercules body to another location for performing his final rites where people again protested and finally police has to interfere in performing Dr. Simon Hercules burial. Dr Hercules was later buried with police security, with a friend and two people for help, without his family to bid him goodbye. “The original plan was to cremate the body at an electric crematorium at Jhalupara, but it was shelved as the locals objected, fearing it could pose health hazards in the overcrowded localities,” said a police officer.
Dr. Simon Hercules Wiki, Bio and Family Details
- Dr. Hercules did his MBBS from University Of Madras, India.
- Dr. Hercules went on to do MCh – Neuro Surgery from The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University.
- Dr. Hercules is survived by his son, daughter and wife
- Date of Birth – 1965
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Saluatations to Dr. Simon Hercules for his exemplary service in the fight against Covid19. Let us stand by each and every healthcare worker, they are the real heroes.
— Dr Beela Rajesh IAS (@DrBeelaIAS) April 20, 2020