Nurse dies from Coronavirus few Months after Graduation


A Zimbabwean nurse identified as Petros Tauya has died from Coronavirus barely 6 months after he graduated from Sally Mugabe Central hospital.

Bindura Provincial Hospital where the deceased was stationed following his graduation in April 2020, said he died from the disease on December 14. He is survived by his wife and a one-month-old baby.

Below is Petros Tauya’s obituary which was published by the Bindura Provincial Hospital:


Bindura Provincial Hospital wishes to announce the passing on of a hard-working RGN, Petros Tauya who succumbed to CovId 19 on the evening of the 14. of December 2020.

Born on the 18. of April 1985 in Bikita District of Masvingo Province. he trained at Sally Mugabe Central hospital and finished his course in April 2020. He joined Bindura Provincial hospital on 07/07/2020 and worked tirelessly in the frontline during the peak of the covid disease. He leaves behind his wife and a one-month-old baby boy.

The management and staff of Bindura Provincial Hospital extend our deepest condolence to his wife and the entire Tauya family as they mourn their dear departed.