New York ER Clerk Died of Coronavirus at 34 Leaving behind Two 8-Year-Old Twin Sons

Jaimie-lee Prince
Apr 10, 2020
07:00 A.M.

In New York, one man has lost the love of his life, and two adorable twin boys were left without a mother because of COVID-19. Now, the family is looking to raise money for the little boys.


The New York Post reported that 34-year-old Prea Nankieshore is one of the latest victims of the coronavirus in New York. She was an emergency room clerk working at Long Island Jewish Forest Hills hospital.

Nankieshore's sister Lisa Singh spoke to the Post about the tragedy, noting that Prea loved her job, her patients, and her co-workers. "Nankieshore was on the front lines. She was the first point of contact," Singh said.

Illustration of blood drawn to test for the COVID-19 coronavirus. | Source: Pixabay.

Illustration of blood drawn to test for the COVID-19 coronavirus. | Source: Pixabay.

Devoted ER worker passes away

The late ER worker lived with her parents in Ozone Park. She got ill last week, succumbing to the virus merely days later despite not having a known underlying condition.


Nankieshore's fiancé, Marcus Khan, reportedly told WABC, "We lost a dedicated mother with a heart of gold." The late healthcare worker left behind eight-year-old twin boys.

According to Khan, Nankieshore did not want to leave the hospital understaffed with the COVID-19 crisis going on. She insisted on going to work and doing her part to help.

Nankieshore began working at Northwell Health in 2012 as a customer service representative. In 2013, the hospital transferred her to the emergency room.

Illustration of the global coronavirus pandemic. | Source: Pixabay.

Illustration of the global coronavirus pandemic. | Source: Pixabay.

Her parents now in danger

Unfortunately, Nankieshore's 66-year-old mother, as well as her father, also has the virus. The mom is in the intensive care unit while the dad is battling COVID-19 at home.


Mary Curran, the chief nursing officer at the hospital, said that Nankieshore was "among the brave team members dedicated to our community and patients during this challenging time."

The woman's friends have set up a GoFundMe page to get financial assistance for Nankieshore's sons. As of Friday, it surpassed the goal of $30,000.

British mom of twins passes


Elsewhere in the UK, another mom of twin boys, this time both six, died due to the coronavirus as well. She also had no underlying health conditions, according to the New York Post.

Caroline Saunby, 48, left behind her husband Vic, her sons, four siblings, and both parents. Saunby reportedly took all precautions and obsessively washed her hands before becoming a victim anyway.

Coronavirus quarantine sign | Photo: Pixabay/Alexey_Hulsov

Coronavirus quarantine sign | Photo: Pixabay/Alexey_Hulsov

Connecticut track star dies

Over in Norwalk, Connecticut, an 83-year-old track star also passed away due to the coronavirus. Mary Roman served as the city clerk of Norwalk for 20 years before her death.

Roman began doing senior track in 1989 and has since broken several records. As a child, she survived polio, In 2016, she was named the Connecticut Masters Games Athlete of the Year.


Norwalk Mayor Richard Moccia that he had never met anyone who disliked Roman. "She was a very, very unique person," he said. Our condolences go out to both families.

Louisiana newborn dies

Out in Louisiana, a newborn baby died and might now be considered the youngest COVID-19 death in the US. The baby was more than three months premature.


The community coroner's office shared the news via Facebook live on Monday. Beau Clark discussed the tragic incident which happened after a new mother started exhibiting symptoms of the novel coronavirus.

She had "shortness of breath, fever, etc.," which made hospital staff put her on a ventilator. Ultimately she went into preterm labor, delivering long before she was due. Our hearts go out to the grieving parents.

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