Tributes have been paid to 'An "extraordinary, exceptional and astonishing" GP.
Dr Karamat Ullah Mirza, 84, worked at Old Road Medical Practice at Clacton-on-Sea in Essex. He died in hospital on Sunday.
His widow Estelle told the Clacton Gazette: "He was no ordinary man, he was an extraordinary, exceptional and astonishing man, who was absolutely fearless and daring and had enormous knowledge. He worked endlessly for the NHS and non-stop for this country, and he was known and loved by everyone in Clacton and he loved all his staff and patients and this town."
She said he had been seeing patients until two weeks ago.
Dr Ed Garratt, chief executive of the NHS Ipswich & East Suffolk, NHS West Suffolk and NHS North East Essex clinical commissioning groups and executive lead for the Suffolk and North East Essex Integrated Care System, said:
Dr Mirza is the 13th health worker in the Anglia region to have died since the outbreak.
- Habib Zaidi, A GP from Essex
- Alfa Saadu, Former medical director of Princess Alexandra Hospital, Harlow
- Lynsay Coventry, an Essex midwife who Worked at Princess Alexandra Hospital, Harlow
- Laura Tanner, health administrator in Essex
- Fayez Ayache, a Suffolk GP
- Joanna Klenczon, a Domestic supervisor at Northampton general hospital
- Mary Agyapong, a nurse at Luton & Dunstable Hospital.
- Barry England, East of England Ambulance Service operations manager from Hemel Hempstead.
- Chrissie Emerson, Healthcare assistant at Queen Elizabeth Hospital King’s Lynn.
- Kamlesh Kumar Masson, Essex GP who worked for the NHS for 47 years.
- Jenny Esson, Training and development co-ordinator at Cambridge & Peterborough NHS Trust
- Graham Thorne, Maintenance worker at Bedford Hospital for three and a half years
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