Coronavirus: Patient treated on same ward as PM 'thought he wouldn't survive' Dave Hunt filled up with tears several times while talking to Sky News in his London apartment on the banks of the River Thames.

Dave Hunt filled up with tears several times while talking to Sky News in his London apartment on the banks of the River Thames.

It is a week since he was in the same hospital and same intensive care unit where the prime minister is now, but the emotion and the memories are still horribly raw for Dave Hunt.

He fills up with tears several times while talking to us in his London apartment on the banks of the River Thames.

"Intensive care is not a fun place to be," he says, "You see people die... it is absolutely horrible.

"I sell software for a living. I'm not a nurse or a doctor. You see people just...
source: The Sky News

2020-04-09 07:56
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