NHS deaths: Leading Sikh A&E consultant dies after contracting coronavirus

As the death toll from Covid-19 continues to rise, so does the number of healthcare workers dying from the disease. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe)

Last night it claimed the life of one of the country’s most eminent accident and emergency doctors.
Manjeet Singh Riyat was the first Sikh A and E consultant appointed in the UK. The 52-year-old died at the hospital where he worked.
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