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.

Read More

Read More
Show will go on for one Portsmouth street hosting NHS fundraising concerts despi...

Sign up to our public interest bulletins - get the latest news on the Coronavirus

Sign up to our public interest bulletins - get the latest news on the Coronavirus

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.’

A message from the Editor

Thank you for reading this story on portsmouth.co.uk. While I have your attention, I also have an important request to make of you.

With the coronavirus lockdown having a major impact on many of our advertisers - and consequently the revenue we receive - we are more reliant than ever on you taking out a digital subscription.

Subscribe to portsmouth.co.uk and enjoy unlimited access to local news and information online and on our app. With a digital subscription, you can read more than 5 articles, see fewer ads, enjoy faster load times, and get access to exclusive newsletters and content. Visit our Subscription page now to sign up.

Our journalism costs money and we rely on advertising, print and digital revenues to help to support them. By supporting us, we are able to support you in providing trusted, fact-checked content for this website.