Coronavirus: Second U.K. nurse dies in the fight against COVID-19

Coronavirus: Second U.K. nurse dies in the fight against COVID-19

Sadly, Aimee O’Rourke became the second U.K. nurse to die from contracting COVID-19 in the last 24 hours

Aimee O’Rourke was being treated at the Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother Hospital in Kent where she worked.

Aimee O’Rourke, believed to be a mother of three, was treated for COVID-19 at the Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother Hospital (QEQM) in Margate, Kent, where she worked.

It was unclear whether she had any underlying health conditions before contracting coronavirus.

One of her daughters, Megan Murphy, said in a post on Facebook: “It was us 4 against the world! Now us 3 will pull together more than ever!!!

“Look at all the lives you looked after and all the families you comforted when patients passed away. You are an angel and you will wear your NHS crown forever more because you earned that crown the very first day you started!!!

“Your meggy misses you beyond belief. One day when I have children of my own I will tell your grandchildren about there GG (glamorous gran) which you wanted to be called, every single day!

Areema Nasreen was a ‘Healthy’ NHS nurse, 36, who died after contracting COVID-19

Areema Nasreen 36-year-old NHS nurse, who was believed to have no underlying health issues, died after contracting coronavirus.

Areema Nasreen died shortly after midnight in intensive care at Walsall Manor Hospital in the West Midlands, where she had worked for 16 years.

In a tribute to her posted on Facebook, her friend Rubi Aktar said: “My beautiful best friend Areema Nasreen has just passed away. My heart is broken. She fought and fought but Allah decided to take her.

“She was the most loveliest, genuine person you could ever meet, she went above and beyond for everyone she met.

The mother-of-three developed symptoms of coronavirus on March 13, including body aches, a high temperature and then a cough.

She had tested positive for COVID-19 a week later and a doctor at the hospital previously told Sky News her condition “deteriorated very quickly”.


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