Kayla Williams, 36, from Peckham, south London, died with suspected coronavirus A 36-year-old woman died in her flat a day after calling 999 with symptoms of Covid-19 and being told to look after herself at home.
Mother-of-three Kayla Williams died at home on Saturday. The day before, her husband called paramedics to their home in Peckham, south London, the Guardian reports.
Fabian Williams said his wife was ‘breathless, vomiting and had pains in her stomach’.
The newspaper claims to have seen documents that confirm paramedics were treating her as a suspected coronavirus case.
Fabian, a refuse collector, said Kayla was suffering from a cough, high fever and had severe chest and stomach pains when he called 999.
‘As I was talking to them she was getting worse and they told me to put her on the floor and to make her body flat,’ he told the newspaper.
He claims that when a paramedic arrived at the flat at 8.32am, he was told a hospital would not take his wife in as ‘she is not a priority’.
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My view: who on earth is a priority if not a 36 year old with kids.