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Critically ill NHS nurse who is battling coronavirus on life support lost her mother

Critically ill NHS nurse who is battling coronavirus on life support lost her mother to the killer disease

  • Anusuya Chandra Mohan died due to Covid-19 and daughter is on life support 
  • GoFundMe campaign launched to cover costs of delaying funeral for Jenifer
  • Friends want to raise £15,000 so Jenifer can see her mother before laid to rest 
  • Learn more about how to help people impacted by COVID

An NHS nurse who is critically ill with coronavirus has lost her mother to the killer disease, according to a friend.

Anusuya Chandra Mohan passed away from Covid-19 while her daughter Jenifer remains on life support at the Royal Papworth Hospital in Cambridge.

A GoFundMe campaign has now been launched to cover the costs of delaying the funeral of Ms Mohan so that her daughter can see her before she is laid to rest.

Anusuya Chandra Mohan, pictured, passed away from Covid-19 while her daughter Jenifer remains on life support at the Royal Papworth Hospital in Cambridge

Jenifer is a nurse on the Denver Ward at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King’s Lynn, Norfolk. 

It comes as the UK has announced 861 more deaths from the coronavirus today, taking the total number of victims to 13,729. 

Britain has also diagnosed more than 100,000 people with the virus – making it only the sixth country in the world to do so. 

But the rising number of cases remains stable, with just 4,618 positive tests in the past 24 hours resulting in a total case count of 103,093. 

‘The situation is very grim and hence please continue to uphold her in your prayers for speedy recovery,’ said Evelyn Nadar, who set up the campaign.

‘Funerals are always a difficult subject specially at a time when Jenifer is on life support, and the rest of the family in India and the UK are mourning the loss of their loved one, while also remembering Jenifer and wishing her a speedy recovery.

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King's Lynn, Norfolk, where Jenifer is a nurse on the Denver Ward. A GoFundMe campaign has since been launched (file photo)

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King’s Lynn, Norfolk, where Jenifer is a nurse on the Denver Ward. A GoFundMe campaign has since been launched (file photo)

‘We want the family in UK to be able to give Anusuya the send off she deserves, so through this page we hope to help out with some expenditures.’

The campaign, which has so-far raised £4,754 from 150 donors, hopes to gather £15,000 so Jenifer can ‘see her mum before she is finally laid to rest.’  

‘This would mean delaying the funeral and Anusuya remaining at the Chapel of Rest which would come with a cost,’ Ms Nadar explained.

‘We would appreciate any amount you can spare, as everything will go straight to the costs.

‘We want to thank you for your support to the bereaved family.’

  • To donate, visit www.gofundme.com/f/jenifers-mums-funeral

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