Tributes have been paid to a preferred nurse who died with Covid-19 in a hospital the place he labored.
Solson Payyappillil Saviour, a father-of-one, was described by his former colleagues as somebody who was at all times “lively”.
Gowran Abbey Nursing Dwelling in Co Kilkenny stated that he “misplaced his private battle” with Covid-19 on Sunday at Wexford Common Hospital the place he labored.
Solson, initially from India, had labored on the nursing house for 3 years.
In a press release, the nursing house stated: “Simply over two years in the past we shared the happiness of one in all our colleagues, nurse Solson Saviour as he introduced the information that he was the proud new father of a child boy, his first-born.
“Right now, we obtained the devastating information that Solson tragically misplaced his private battle with Covid-19, as he sadly died in Wexford Hospital this afternoon.
“Solson got here to Eire from India, and spent his first three years on this nation working and residing with us in Gowran Abbey earlier than transferring to Wexford the place, as a nurse, he turned a tragic sufferer of Covid-19. One other true Covid hero.
“Solson was at all times lively and had a mild smile and sort phrase for all our residents.
“Our ideas and prayers are together with his heartbroken spouse and younger son at the moment, and likewise together with his household in India who’ve been so tragically touched by the devastating actuality of this merciless Covid-19 virus.
“We lengthen our honest condolences to Solson’s spouse Bincy, his son, household and buddies, and likewise to the prolonged Indian group, many whom, like Solson, work and look after folks in our hospitals and nursing properties all through this nation.”
His former colleagues at Ros Aoibhinn Nursing Dwelling additionally paid tribute to him.
In a press release posted on Fb, they stated: “It’s with nice disappointment that we discovered yesterday night of the sudden and tragic lack of our former colleague Solson Saviour.
“Solson misplaced his private battle with Covid-19 in Wexford Hospital yesterday night.
“Solson was a really sort and mild nurse, at all times smiling and he shall be drastically missed by us all right here in Ros Aoibhinn.
“Our ideas, prayers and hearts go to Solson’s spouse Bincy, his younger son, and his household in India at this devastating and really unhappy time.”