Coronavirus: Southampton children's nurse dies after testing positive for Covid-19

A CHILDREN’S nurse has died after testing positive for Covid-19, her hospital trust has confirmed.

Friday, 24th April 2020, 10:30 am
Updated Friday, 24th April 2020, 5:04 pm

Katy Davis, who had an underlying health condition and had been unwell for a period of time before being admitted to hospital, died on Tuesday at Southampton General Hospital.

A University Hospital Southampton (UHS) spokesman said that the 38-year-old tested positive for the coronavirus on admission to hospital.

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University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust

Paula Head, chief executive at UHS, said: ‘I want to pay tribute to Katy who sadly passed away on Tuesday.

‘Katy has been described by her colleagues where she worked in child health as a nurse people would aspire to be like, and that nursing was more than just a job to her.

‘On behalf of everyone here at UHS, including our patients and the communities we serve, I would like to offer our sincere condolences to her family.’

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