A MUM has shared her heartbreak as her young daughter battles coronavirus, starts fitting and becomes unresponsive.
The desperate mother shared a bedside snap as her sick toddler lay in hospital and urged other parents to keep their kids indoors.
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Taking to Facebook on Monday, she wrote: “After five long hard days of fighting this virus, her little body couldn’t take it anymore.”
The mum – who’s identity Sun Online has chosen to not to reveal – continued to describe her daughter as being “unresponsive” as her health began to decline when she “starting fitting”.
“She’s so unwell,” the mum continued.
After five long hard days of fighting this virus, her little body couldn’t take it anymore.
“After a bag of fluids and medication we’re finally home.”
The distressed family believe they will have another five days of watching their unwell daughter continue to battle for her health.
Ending the post on an ominous note, the mum warned others: “Stop letting your kids out to play!”
Yesterday, a doctor dad spoke of his heartbreaking choice of either staying with his cancer-stricken son or working on a packed A&E ward to fight the coronavirus on the NHS frontline.
Dr Nick Dennison revealed he’s been forced to live in a motorhome to isolate himself from his three-year-old son who is battling cancer as he works round-the-clock at Frimley Park Hospital in Surrey.
In a powerful Facebook post the hero dad said: “I have had to make the difficult choice: to do my job and save the lives of people I don’t know, or to be with my son while he battles cancer.
“My heart is broken making this decision, but I choose to save the lives of strangers and leave him in the care of my beautiful wife and family.”
The doctor slammed Brits for ignoring government rules to stay away from pubs and parks as the number of deaths from the virus in the UK rose to 336.
He pleaded with the public to stay at home – warning that otherwise, more people will die from coronavirus in just two weeks.
Dr Dennison wrote: “It seems the public health message is not getting through.
“Let me be clear. A lot of people are going to die.
“Bottom line. SOCIALLY ISOLATE or people will die in two weeks.”
The virus was originally thought to only severely affect the elderly, but in recent says an 18-year-old was thought to have become the youngest victim of the virus in Britain
Many Brits have ignored government and health advice to stay indoors.
Beaches were packed and parks full as the temperature rose over the weekend.
Boris Johnson ordered the whole country to stay at home from Monday as he declared the fight “a national emergency”.
The PM threatened the nation with fines if they did not obey the new rules.
The new measures include:
- All gatherings of more than two people in public were forbidden – meaning a ban on all social events, including weddings and baptisms
- Tens of thousands of non-essential shops were ordered to close
- Communal play and exercise areas inside parks will also be shut down, but not parks themselves
- Places of worship such as churches and mosques must also shut, except to host for funerals
- Travel on roads, trains and buses are also banned, unless it’s essential to get to work.
All Brits will only be allowed to leave home from now onwards for four reasons:
- Travel to work
- Shopping for basic necessities, but as infrequently as possible
- Taking one form of exercise a day, alone or with members of your household, such as walking, running or cycling
- Going to a medical appointment or providing care to a vulnerable person.
By Monday, the UK’s death toll reached 335.
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