‘They’re watching so many individuals die’


The daughter of “caring” man who died in hospital from coronavirus has spoken of the second a nurse seemed “heartbroken” as she turned off the machine maintaining him alive.Father-of-seven Edward Folkard, 65, died after spending 11 days battling the virus on the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital in January.One of his daughters, Sam Folkard, stated: “The nurse that had to turn his machine off in the end probably was about the same age as me, if not younger. She looked heartbroken as well. “How may they not be? They’re watching so many individuals die.”Ms Folkard and her sister, Katie, praised the hospital’s staff, who were “bodily exhausted operating between wards”, and plan to lift cash as a thanks for his or her assist.