Renowned poet Sugathakumari passed away here on Wednesday while undergoing treatment for COVID-19. The 86-year-old poet was admitted to Thiruvananthapuram medical college hospital after being diagnosed with COVID the other day.
First, Sugathakumari was admitted to a private hospital here and was later shifted to Thiruvananthapuram Medical College. She was suffering from breathing difficulties due to bronchopneumonia. The hospital authorities had informed that her condition was critical.