Kerala Nurse dies of Covid in New Delhi

A 48-year-old nursing officer, Ambika Sanil , who worked at a private hospital in Delhi, died at Safdarjung Hospital.According to the United Nurses’ Association, she is the first nursing officer who died of Covid-19- related symptoms in Delhi.

According to The New Indian Express  Safdarjung doctor said the nursing officer was admitted to the hospital on May 22, and was kept at the suspected Covid-19 ICU: “She was moved to the Covid-19 ICU Sunday. She passed away in the afternoon.” Ambika was on ventilator support, said the doctor.

Ambika P K worked at Kalra Hospital in Kirti Nagar and was residing at Rajori Garden Shivaji Enclave DDA 63  A, Western Delhi.The nursing officer is survived by her husband and two children.

Ambika hailed from Vallikkodu-Kottayam Parayil house in Pathanmthitta.

“Her husband Sanil Kumar works and lives in Malaysia, their son lives in Kerala, and their daughter lives in Delhi. We have been told that she passed away at 3.45 pm Sunday. We extend our heartfelt condolences to the family,” Joldin Francis, secretary of the United Nurses’ Association, Delhi,said,The  New Indian Express reported.

Ambika worked at Kalra Hospital in West Delhi’s Kirti Nagar. An official at Kalra Hospital told The Indian Express, “She worked here for 12 years and was on leave since May 14. On Sunday, we found out that she passed away at Safdarjung Hospital. “