Coronavirus: Welsh nurse dies after contracting virus


Gareth Roberts

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Cardiff and Vale University Health Council


Mr. Roberts worked as a nurse in the Cardiff and Vale Health Council area

A nurse died after contracting a coronavirus, confirmed the Cardiff and Vale board of health.

Gareth Roberts had worked as a nurse at health commission sites since the 1980s, after retiring in January 2015.

In a statement, the board of health said it was “extremely popular, fun and appreciated,” while staff said it was “a kind and helpful person.”

Mr. Roberts is survived by his wife, son and grandson.

The board of health said that Mr. Roberts died at Prince Charles Hospital in Merthyr Tydfil.


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