‘This is not goodbye:’ Heartbreaking final message Mexican nurse, 28, who died from Covid-19, recorded for his loved ones just before being put on a ventilator and dying
- Sergio Humberto Padilla Hernandez, 28, from Mexico, shared touching message
- Nurse recorded it for loved ones before being put on ventilator to battle Covid-19
- The emotional footage come just hours before his death the following day
Nurse Sergio Humberto Padilla Hernandez, 28, from the northern Mexican state of Chihuahua, filmed a touching message for his loved ones before being put on a ventilator on 5 November.
In the footage, the COVID-19 patient says: ‘I want that, no matter what happens, and the prognosis that God has reserved for me, you always remember me for who I was and who I am.
‘Because I will come back, this is not a goodbye. I am sure I will come back after a few days.’
Nurse Sergio Humberto Padilla Hernandez, 28, from the northern Mexican state of Chihuahua, filmed a touching message for his loved ones as he was about to be put on a ventilator to battle Covid-19
Sergio died the day after recording a touching message for his loved ones. Pictured, in hospital
He adds: ‘I will see you again, my friends, my family. I love you.’
According to local newspaper Milenio, the video was filmed on 5 November, one day before he died of COVID-19.
He worked as member of a four-person nurse team at the municipal hospital.
Chihuahua is one of Mexico’s hardest-hit states amid the pandemic.
In the footage, the COVID-19 patient (pictured) says: ‘I want that, no matter what happens, and the prognosis that God has reserved for me, you always remember me for who I was and who I am
State hospitals have been so overrun with virus cases that they have stopped admitting other patients, according to Milenio.
According to the latest figures from the Johns Hopkins University, Mexico has reported 967,825 cases of COVID-19 and 95,027 related deaths.
It comes after news that the UK could get 10million doses of coroanvirus vaccine by Christmas and be ‘back to normal’ by the Spring after one of the leading candidates proved to be 90 per cent effective.
Stock markets around the world surged this morning when Pfizer and BioNTech revealed early results from a massive clinical trial suggest nine out of 10 people who get their jab are protected by it.
The FTSE 100 index is on track for its best day since March, with shares in airlines and hospitality firms surging.
Boris Johnson is due to hold a press conference at 5pm to update the public on the optimistic news.
The PM’s spokesman cautioned that there were ‘no guarantees’, but branded the results ‘promising’ and held out the prospect of millions of doses of the vaccine being in circulation by Christmas if it wins approval.
‘In total, we’ve procured 40million doses of the Pfizer candidate vaccine, with 10million of those doses being manufactured and available to the UK by the end of the year if the vaccine is approved by the regulators,’ the spokesman said.