Dubai: An Indian expat nurse has died of COVID-19 in Oman, making it the primary loss of life amongst well being staff within the nation’s Ministry of Well being, in keeping with media reviews.
Blessy Thomas, 37, was admitted on the intensive care unit of the Royal Hospital after she contracted COVID-19 and she or he handed away on Tuesday, the Gulf Information reported.
Oman’s Ministry of Well being issued a condolence be aware on Tuesday for the primary coronavirus-related loss of life amongst its well being staff in Oman.
With nice disappointment and sorrow, the Ministry of Well being of the Sultanate of Oman mourns the passing away of nurse Blessy Thomas on the Royal Hospital ICU resulting from COVID-19. That is the primary loss of life amongst well being staff in MoH,” the ministry stated.
It stated that Thomas was a real hero and a task mannequin of exhausting and honest work.
“The Minister of Well being, in addition to the MoH personnel and all well being staff in Oman specific their heartfelt condolences to the household of the deceased, the be aware learn.
Thomas, who was from Adoor in Pathanamthitta district of Kerala, is survived by her husband and two kids.
There was a earlier case of a loss of life of a well being employee resulting from COVID-19 who labored for a non-public clinic, the report stated.
Her husband Sam George stated she was enthusiastic about caring for the ailing, those that undergo from ache and had a particular affection for youngsters.
She knew she was going to take care of the Coronavirus sufferers however was not hesitant to discharge her duties as a nurse, the Oman Observer quoted George as saying.