A CONSULTANT has become the first frontline NHS worker to die in the battle against coronavirus.
Amged El-Hawrani, 55, is reported to have died last night at the Leicester Royal Infirmary.
A spokesperson for his family said: “Amged was a loving and much-loved husband, son, father, brother, and friend.
"His greatest passions were his family and his profession, and he dedicated his life to both.
"He was the rock of our family, incredibly strong, compassionate, caring and giving.
"He always put everyone else before himself.
“Amged reached the very top of his profession and we know he made a difference to thousands of lives during his career.
“We would like to thank all those involved in his care for their kindness and compassion during his illness.
"They worked tirelessly for their patient, as he would have done for his own."
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