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Sister: NY nurse treating coronavirus patients dies of virus

Added 03-26-20 10:03:02am EST - “A health care worker at one of the New York City hospitals under siege by the coronavirus has died, according to coworkers and his sister.” - Washingtontimes.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Washingtontimes.com: “Sister: NY nurse treating coronavirus patients dies of virus”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

NEW YORK (AP) - A health care worker at one of the New York City hospitals under siege by the coronavirus has died, according to coworkers and his sister.

Kious Kelly, an assistant nurse manager at the Mount Sinai West hospital in Manhattan, died Tuesday from the virus after he got sick two weeks ago, multiple friends said in social media posts.

A representative for Mount Sinai Health System wouldn’t confirm Kelly’s cause of death, citing patient privacy rules.

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“This growing crisis is not abating and has already devastated hundreds of families in New York and turned our frontline professionals into true American heroes,” the hospital system said in a statement. “Today, we lost another hero - a compassionate colleague, friend and selfless caregiver.”

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