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Nurse dies at Liverpool hospital after testing positive for coronavirus

  • Liz Glanister was announced as latest frontline NHS worker to have passed away
  • She worked at Aintree University Hospital but died at Royal Liverpool on Friday
  • It comes after the first midwife to have died was named as Lynsay Coventry, 54

A nurse at Aintree University Hospital in Liverpool died on Friday after testing positive for coronavirus.

Liz Glanister was announced as the latest frontline NHS worker to have passed away with the disease.

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust chief nurse Dianne Brown said: 'It is with great sadness that I can confirm that Liz Glanister, a long-serving staff nurse at Aintree University Hospital, sadly passed away at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital on Friday after being tested positive for Covid-19.

'All our thoughts are with Liz's family at this time and we offer them our sincere condolences.

'Liz will be sadly missed by all those who knew and worked with her.'

A nurse at Aintree University Hospital in Liverpool died on Friday after testing positive for coronavirus

It comes after the first NHS midwife to die after testing positive for coronavirus was tonight named as 54-year-old Lynsay Coventry.

The nation had already been mourning the deaths of frontline NHS staff who lost their lives after testing positive.

John Alagos, 23, the third nurse and the youngest British medic believed to have succumbed to the deadly Covid-19 virus, collapsed and died at home after an exhausting 12-hour shift.

Nurse Areema Nasreen, 36, a Walsall staff nurse and mother-of-three, died with coronavirus.

Another nurse, Aimee O'Rourke, 39, passed away at the QEQM Hospital in Margate, Kent, following the surfacing of symptoms two weeks ago

Dr Habib Zaidi, 76, became ill and died in intensive care on March 25 at Southend Hospital in Essex on Wednesday

Dr Adil El Tayar, 63, died on March 28 after contracting the virus at the Hereford County Hospital.

Dr Amged El-Hawrani, 55, an ear nose and throat (ENT) specialist at Queen's Hospital Burton, died on March 29.

Nurse Thomas Harvey, 57, of Goodmayes Hospital, London, died after contracting the virus.

Dr Alfa Saadu, 68, died after working at Queen Victoria Memorial Hospital in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire.