GP coronavirus death toll climbs to 16 in the UK

Dr Augustine Obaro, the latest GP to die, is one of at least 39 doctors who have succumbed to COVID-19, according to the British Medical Association

The number of GPs who have now died from COVID-19 in the UK has risen to 16.

Dr Augustine Obaro
Dr Augustine Obaro. Photo: Waltham Forest CGC

Dr Augustine Obaro, a London GP, is the latest to fall victim to the pandemic, dying on New Year’s Day.

The highly respected doctor qualified in Nigeria before moving to the UK to study as a GP. In addition to working at