15 Dec 2020

New Zealand nurse dies in England after contracting Covid-19

7:12 pm on 15 December 2020

A New Zealander working as a nurse at a hospital in England has died after contracting Coronavirus.

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Barclay Mason's death has been confirmed by the Princess Alexandra hospital in the town of Harlow in Essex.

The 56-year-old was a senior nurse on the hospital's emergency department team.

He was described as valued friend and colleague.

The hospital where he worked had been treating him for Covid-19.

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