Pregnant nurse who contracted Covid-19 dies in the UK
Unbelievably sad news.
A pregnant nurse has died at Luton and Dunstable University Hospital in the UK after testing positive for Covid-19.
Mary Agyeiwaa Agyapong, 28, underwent an emergency caesarean to deliver and save her baby daughter.
It's understood her daughter is alive and being cared for.
“It is with great sadness that I can confirm the death of one of our nurses, Mary Agyeiwaa Agyapong, who passed away on Sunday 12th April," NHS Trust’s chief executive, David Carter said in a statement.
"Mary worked here for five years and was a highly valued and loved member of our team, a fantastic nurse and a great example of what we stand for in this Trust.
"She tested positive for Covid-19 after being tested on 5th of April and was admitted to the hospital on the 7th April.
"Our thoughts and deepest condolences are with Mary’s family and friends at this sad time. We ask that the family’s privacy is respected at this time.”