Delhi: Pvt hospital nurse dies due to COVID-19

Nurse working at private hospital in Delhi dies due to COVID-19

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A nurse working at a private hospital in west Delhi died due to coronavirus, an official said on Sunday.

The nurse, a native of Kerala, was working at the Kalra Hospital in west Delhi's Kirti Nagar.

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According to the official, who requested anonymity, the nurse was not reporting for work for the last few days and hospital authorities learnt on Sunday that she succumbed to COVID-19.

He said patients are screened at the clinic outside the hospital and only those who do not have fever are allowed to enter the facility.

The United Nurses Association (UNA), a professional association of registered nurses in Kerala, expressed condolences over the demise of the nurse.

"A Nursing officer working in a private Hospital (Kalra ) in Ramesh Nagar ,staying at Rajouri Garden,Delhi, passed away due to Covid -19,Native of Kerala and admitted in Safdarjung hospital Delhi. May her soul Rest in peace. Heartfelt condolences," UNA said in a Facebook post.

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