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COVID-19 (also referred to as simply Covid) is a contagious respiratory disease caused by SARS-CoV-2 — a novel strain of coronavirus. (CAS: Episode 1182; HC: Episode 1034)

Notable cases

  • Consultant general surgeon Ric Griffin caught the disease while treating patients at Holby City Hospital. Although initially asymptomatic, he rapidly developed acute respiratory distress syndrome and lost consciousness. He was swiftly treated and later recovered from the disease. (HC: Episode 1034)
  • Receptionist Noel Garcia caught the disease while working in Holby City Hospital's emergency department. His condition deteriorated over the course of a month, and a decision was later reached to withdraw his life support. He died in October 2020. (CAS: Episode 1182)
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