A tiny baby has beaten coronavirus after spending two weeks in isolation at Alder Hey Hospital.Nurses clapped and cheered for little Erin who was diagnosed with thekiller virus 14 days ago.
The six-month-old believed to be one of the youngest in Merseyside tocatch Covid-19, has been kept in a separate room with her mum beforemiraculously beaten the illness.In a touching video, nurses at the children's hospital were brought totears as they clapped and cheered for Erin when was she moved out ofisolation.
Tweeting the emotional footage, a spokesperson for Alder Hey said:
Six month old Erin was recently diagnosed with #COVID19 and was in an isolation room here for 14 days with mum Emma whilst being treated. Today, Erin beat COVID-19 & received a guard of honour by the treating team on our HDU as she was moved out of isolation.
Erin remains in hospital to receive treatment for other ongoingconditions but is thankfully doing well.
Praising the amazing staff who treated Erin, her mum Emma describedthe NHS workers as "truly amazing".
Thank you so much to each and every one of them, we couldn’t have got through it without them.
Erin incredible recovery comes as Liverpool suffered one coronaivrusdeath in the last day.It is one of the city's lowest daily death tolls but still a tragic loss as Liverpool's total deaths in hospitals from Covid-19 stands at 278.The breakdown for the city's Trusts is as follows:
Liverpool University Teaching Trust - 259
Liverpool Heart and Chest - 12
The Walton Centre - 5
Alder Hey Hospital Trust - 2 (both adults)
Other Merseyside boroughs have unfortunately suffered larger increasesin recorded deaths in today's update.The largest of these was at the St Helens and Knowsley Trust, whichcovers hospitals in St Helens and Whiston.The Trust continues to be hit hard by fatalities, with nine extradeaths in today's update taking its total to 133.The Southport and Ormskirk NHS Trust, which runs hospitals in bothtowns, has today reported a further six deaths and now has a total of99.The Warrington and Halton NHS Trust has reported a further two deathsto take its total to 64.Wirral's main hospital Trust, which has faced a difficult time like so many, will have today been relieved to record no new deaths - its figure remains at 138.