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British Pakistani nurse Areema Nasreen dies with Covid-19

Areema Nasreen
BIRMINGHAM: A 36-year-old British Pakistani nurse, Areema Nasreen has died on Friday after contracting coronavirus.
Nasreen the mother-of-three, developed symptoms of the coronavirus on 13 March and later tested positive for COVID-19. Subsequently, she was admitted to the Walsall Manor Hospital where she was performing her duty.
She was placed on intensive care of the hospital and in the early hours of Friday her condition deteriorated and she passed away.
Tributes flooded in once the news of her death was confirmed by her sister. Her sister Kazeema, who works at the same hospital said: “I lost my amazing sister, how will I live without her? Everything we have done together. She left me alone.”
Renowned broadcaster and TV personality Piers Morgan termed Nasreen an “absolute heroine”. Taking to Twitter, the host of ITV’s”Good Morning Britain” and former newspaper editor said: “RIP Areema Nasreen, 36.
“An NHS nurse for 16yrs, loving wife & mother of 3 young children. Killed by #coronavirus that she contracted at Walsall Manor Hospital as she fought to save others’ lives. An absolute heroine.”

West Midlands Mayor Andy Street, urging the public to follow the government advice to help the NHS staff, said: “Such tragic news this morning, my heart goes out to Areema’s family and three children. Frontline workers across the West Midlands are risking their lives day after day to protect us, the least we can do to help them is follow government advice.”

Extending his “deepest sympathies” to Nasreen’s family on behalf of the Royal College of Nursing, its director Mike Adams said: “To lose anyone to this terrible virus is a tragedy”.
“To lose a nurse like Areema is particularly difficult. She was well-loved by her colleagues and admired for her dedication to her patients. As an RCN Cultural Ambassador, she will be remembered and celebrated as a leading figure in the West-Midlands nursing community.”

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