A 36-year-old nurse, who had been fighting the pandemic coronavirus on the frontline, lost battle against COVID-19 just moments after her husband whispered ‘don’t worry about the kids’. Nurse named Areema Nasreen, mother of three kids aged 8, 10 and 17 became the youngest health worker of West Midlands to die due to coronavirus. She was working at intensive care at Walsall Manor Hospital. Also Read - Kanika Kapoor Finally Tests Negative For Coronavirus, Will be Kept Under Quarantine Until She Tests Negative Again
She tested positive for the first time after she developed a soaring temperature, body aches and a cough. Nurse had no underlying health conditions and had worked for the NHS for 16 years and was put on ventilator. She died on Saturday morning. A Also Read - Yuvraj Singh Shares a Video of Cops Offering Food to a Hungry Old Man And That's The Kindness we Need Amid Coronavirus Crisis
Areema’s sister Ash told the international news portal Sun that the doctors asked her husband not to hug her because of the virus but he said he had to. She was quoted as saying, “Areema was on the ventilator and just before she died, her husband said to her “don’t worry about the kids. She started to cry. The doctors said please don’t hug her, because of the virus, but he said he had to. Then she passed away. We are all absolutely devastated.” Also Read - AIFF Backs FIFA's Decision to Postpone U-17 Women's World Cup 2020 Amid Coronavirus Outbreak
Other frontline nurse named Aimee O’Rourke aged 39, who was treating coronavirus patients at the Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother Hospital in Margate, Kent also passed away due to COVID-19.
Health Secretary at Matt Hancock said, “s weekend is going to be very warm and it will be very tempting to go out and enjoy those summer rays.But please, I ask to remember Aimee and Areema. Please stay at home for them.”
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced 21-days of complete lockdown till April 14 in order to combat pandemic COVID-19. So far, India has recorded over 3,072 cases and 75 people have died due to coronavirus, as of April 4. On April3, Narendra Modi addressed the nation and urged citizens to light up candle and diyas for 9 minute at 9 PM on April 5 to ‘end the darkness’ created by coronavirus or COVID-19 pandemic.