NHS nurse posts shocking selfie of his face covered in sores minutes before finding out his granddad had died from bug – The Sun
A NHS nurse today warned lockdown louts to "stay the f*** inside" after his grandad tragically died from coronavirus.
Adam Whitehurst shared a photograph of himself with red sores on his face from his protective mask – with the snap taken in the middle of a night shift spent fighting the horrific bug.
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And the young nurse revealed he had been dealt a horrific blow just minutes later – when he was told his grandad had died from coronavirus.
Writing on Twitter, he said: "I took this picture, in the middle of my night shift as a make-shift ICU nurse, covered in sweat, sores on my face from my mask.
"Minutes later I was told my grandad had died of coronavirus. Just stay the f*** inside, please #staysafe #ProtectTheNHS."
Adam is understood to be an Operating Department Practitioner at Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust.
There are fears Manchester could be the next hotspot as coronavirus continues to spread across the country.
In grim news, graves are being pre-dug in Manchester amid the coronavirus crisis in case cemetery workers are forced to go off sick.
Strict lockdown laws have been put into place across the UK in an attempt to stop the spread of the deadly bug that has so far claimed more than 5,000 lives.
Brits have been told in order to curb the spread of coronavirus they can go outside for just four reasons – exercise, work, fetching medicine or food, or taking care of the vulnerable.
But despite the rules, many people have been pictured sunbathing in parks and continuing to gather in groups.
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Police were seen speaking to groups of people flouting social distancing measures on Primrose Hill in London on Sunday morning as temperatures climbed to 22C.
Sun bathers were also seen getting a warning from officers as many hoped to take advantage of this weekend's warm temperatures.
A group of men in Hull were seen ignoring social distancing as they drank beer together at table outside.
Meanwhile, joggers and cyclists struggled to keep the recommended two metres apart while trying to exercise along a canal in Manchester yesterday.
Health Secretary Matt Hancock told Sky News' Sophy Ridge on Sunday: "To the very small minority who are continuing to flout the guidance – you are putting others lives at risk and you are putting yourself in harms way."
"We are crystal clear in the guidance what people should or shouldn't do," he stressed.
"This is not a request, it's a requirement. People need to follow it."
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