Tributes paid to 'dearly loved' orthopedic surgeon who died of Covid-19

An orthopaedic surgeon has died after testing positive for coronavirus.

Sadeq Elhowsh, 58, a father of four had worked for St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust in Merseyside for 17 years, died at Whiston Hospital.

a spokesman for the health trust said:

In a statement, Sadeq’s family said:

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Ravi Gudena, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, said:

Ann Marr OBE, Chief Executive, said: