An ear, nose and throat consultant has become the first UK doctor confirmed to have died of coronavirus.

Mr Amged El-Hawrani, 55, was an associate clinical director and ENT specialist at University Hospitals of Derby and Burton, and died on Saturday (28 March) at Leicester's Glenfield Hospital.

In a statement, Gavin Boyle, Chief Executive of University Hospitals of Derby and Burton, said: "Mr El-Hawrani, known to his colleagues as Amged, was an extremely hard working consultant and ENT trainer who was well liked at the Trust and particularly at Queen’s Hospital Burton where he worked."

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