Doctor dies from coronavirus at London hospital to become the 13th NHS medic to fall victim to the pandemic – The Sun

A DOCTOR who was working on the frontline during the coronavirus crisis has died of the deadly virus.

Dr Anton Sebastianpillai, a consultant geriatrician, died on Saturday at Kingston Hospital having been cared for in the hospital's intensive care unit.

It's understood Dr Sebastianpillai came out retirement to help fight the coronavirus outbreak.

He is the 13th frontline medic to die from the killer bug in the UK.

A spokesman for the hospital said: "It is with great sadness that I confirm the death of a consultant geriatrician who was part of the team…Dr Anton Sebastianpillai died on Saturday 4 April 2020 having been cared for in the hospital’s intensive care unit."

It comes after heart surgeon and dad-of-two Jitendra Rathod, who worked at the University Hospital of Wales, died on Monday morning in Cardiff after testing positive for Covid-19.

Gran Liz Glanister, 68, a nurse at Liverpool's Aintree University Hospital's chemotherapy ward, died on Friday after testing positive.

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