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Hospital worker, 57, dies alone in self-isolation after developing coronavirus symptoms

Posted On: 31 Mar 2020   |   Posted By: Metro

Hospital worker, 57, dies alone in self-isolation after developing coronavirus symptoms

Thomas Harvey, 57, passed away on Sunday after developing symptoms of coronavirus
A dad-of-seven who ‘devoted his life' to the NHS died in self-isolation after coming down with a suspected case of coronavirus from an infected patient.
Thomas Harvey, a healthcare assistant at Goodmayes Hospital in Ilford, north London , spent weeks ‘fighting for his life' after developing severe symptoms of Covid-19, his family said.
The 57-year-old collapsed on his way to the bathroom on Sunday morning, forcing police to breakdown the door to his house in Hackney to retrieve his body.
A GoFundMe fundraiser has been set up by friend of 17 years and former colleague Margaret Barron, who wrote: ‘Thomas was a devoted member of the NHS for over 20 years and loved his job to the fullest.
NHS worker Thomas Harvey, 57, has died of suspected coronavirus
‘He looked after all his patients to the best of his ability and was loved by many. He was a cherished colleague, a husband, a father, a...

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