NHS Nurse Areema Nasreen, 36 dies from coronavirus. Nurse Nasreen died at Walsall Manor Hospital after she was diagnosed with Covid-19.
The 36-year-old mum-of-three was said to have been healthy without any underlying illness. She died at Walsall Manor Hospital more than two weeks after she was diagnosed with Covid-19 having treated patients suspected of having the deadly bug. She had been placed on a ventilator at the hospital after developing some classic covid19 symptoms – a temperature, body aches and a cough.
She becomes the sixth confirmed death of an NHS worker from coronavirus. This comes as the Health Secretary, Matt Hancock was unable to account for the number of Nurses that have died in the fight against the covid19 pandemic working in the frontline for the NHS. Healthcare workers are paying a heavy price in this fight with their precious lives.
Mental health nurse Thomas Harvey died also after contracting the deadly bug from a hospital patient at Goodmayes Hospital in north London. He was a father of seven.
Dr Amged El-Hawrani, 55, was an ear, nose and throat specialist and worked as a consultant at Queen’s Hospital, Burton.
Dr Adil El Tayar, 63, is thought to have contracted the illness while working in the A&E department at Hereford County Hospital. His family said he had no idea the patient he was treating had coronavirus.
68-year-old Dr Alfa Sa’adu who worked for the NHS for 40 years in hospitals across London.
Dr Habib Zaidi, 76, is thought to have been the first doctor in the UK to have been killed by the bug. He died 24 hours after being taken ill.
There are now over 1milion confirmed coronavirus cases globally with the UK contributing a whopping – 33,718 confirmed cases and 2,921 deaths both of which are expected to rise further in the coming weeks.