Covid-19 Delta outbreak: Ten out of 15 people who have died were unvaccinated

Covid-19 Delta outbreak: Ten out of 15 people who have died were unvaccinated

The Ministry of Health has revealed 10 out of the 15 people who have died in the Delta outbreak were unvaccinated. Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield said during the 1pm press conference on Wednesday the ministry would now be reporting the vaccination status of those who died. Previously the ministry had said it would … Read more

‘A best friend to so many’: tributes to surgeon who died of Covid | Coronavirus

A doctor who died of coronavirus while helping others battle infection has been described as a “tower of strength” by friends.The death of Dr Irfan Halim came after a nine-week battle with the virus and just two months after he joined the Covid intensive care unit wards at Swindon hospital.It is believed he contracted Covid … Read more

Doctor among 3 Sask. COVID-19 ICU patients who died after transfer to Ontario

Doctor among 3 Sask. COVID-19 ICU patients who died after transfer to Ontario

Friends are mourning the loss this past weekend of Youssef Al-Begamy, a Saskatchewan doctor with COVID-19 who died after being transferred to an intensive care unit in Ontario. “He was a special person. Smiling, welcoming and happy,” friend Fauzi Ramadan said of Al-Begamy on Monday. “He was a hard worker.” Al-Begamy was among the 27 former Saskatchewan COVID-19 … Read more

Washington State trooper who died of COVID hadn’t been vaccinated yet, family says

Washington State trooper who died of COVID hadn’t been vaccinated yet, family says

By Seattle Times staff reporter Washington State Patrol Trooper Eric Gunderson, who died from COVID-19 at age 38 last month, was unvaccinated but likely would have gotten a vaccine this fall, family members said in a statement Friday. Gunderson was best known for leading the State Patrol’s part of the Amtrak 501 investigation, when a … Read more