Nurse was 8 months pregnant but still travelled 250 km to TN to help Coronavirus patients

Nurse was 8 months pregnant
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Amid the nationwide lockdown owing to the fast-spreading coronavirus pandemic, homeless people and daily wage workers, who migrate to big cities from their home towns in search of jobs, are combating hunger for survival as the fast-spreading disease has now created a panic situation across India.

The situation had gone from bad to worse and during this crisis, celebrities, entrepreneurs, businessmen rose to the occasion by doing their best to help the country combat the pandemic.

The condition across the country is critical now. The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said India’s current death toll from the coronavirus pandemic stands at 111, with the nation reporting 4,281 confirmed cases and out of them, 319 people have recovered from the disease. It is also to be noted that these confirmed cases are related to the Tablighi Jamaat meet in Delhi’s Nizamuddin area.

With governments across the entire world are struggling to fight the coronavirus pandemic, a number of high profile public figures stepped up to help the struggle against the viral outbreak.

Case in point, doctors and nurses are giving absolutely everything in this difficult season. Let’s take a moment to praise them for their extraordinary dedication.

In one such instance of dedication, a 25-year-old nurse identified as S Vinothini who is eight months pregnant, without even caring about herself travelled 250 km from Tiruchy to Ramanathapuram, Tamil Nadu in a bid to help treat COVID-19 patients.

As per New Indian Express, she had been hired by a private hospital in Tiruchy but just after receiving a call from the Joint Director (JD) of Health Services of Ramanathapuram on April 1, she had decided to make the journey and work in a primary health centre (PHC).

With the assistance of DYFI district secretary P Lenin, Tourism Minister Vellamandi N Natarajan and Collector S Sivarasu, she got a pass to go outside despite the lockdown. The pregnant nurse reache Ramanathapuram from Tiruchy by car with her husband to help the patients.