Barely a day after losing a Malawian nurse working for a care home in UK after having symptoms of Covid-19, another Malawian citizen has died after contracting coronavirus on British soil.
The second victim is identified as Best Nkhoma died at home in self-isolation .
His wife Meriah Lapani Nkhoma was “too devastated” to comment on the fatality.
The wife is in self-isolation with four kids.
This comes after death of nurse Elsie Chafulumira Sazuze who had no underlying health issues.
Her husband Kenneth Sazuze – a renowned Malawian DJ who is training to be a nurse, – confirmed the demise of his “beautiful angel.”
Sazuze said his wife of 24 years, who had trained and worked at New Cross Hospital in Wolverhampton, fell ill at home in Birmingham before being taken to Good Hope Hospital in Sutton Coldfield where she died on Tuesday.
Many tributes continue to pour on Facebook for the breaved families.
A leading microbiologist Dr Paul Matewele, a senior lecturer in microbiology immunology at London Metropolitan University, died at Barnet Hospital, originally from Zimbabwe has also passed away after contracting coronavirus.
Matewele grew up in Pelandaba suburb in Bulawayo and moved to the UK at the age of 19 to further his studies.
The deceased’s sister, Mrs Gay Moyo, who is based in Harare, said family members in the country are devastated that they will not give Dr Matewele the send-off he deserves, as they will not attend his funeral.
Britain, which went into lockdown on March 23, is on a steep coronavirus trajectory as it battles the virus as it recorded its highest daily rise in the number of patients dying with coronavirus on Wednesday with 938 deaths recorded in UK hospitals in 24 hours.
The total number of UK deaths now stands at 7,097, according to the latest Department of Health figures.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :