‘Fallen hero’: Doctor at Asian Hospital dies of COVID-19

The Asian Hospital and Medical Center on Monday honored one of its doctors who succumbed to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

4/6/2020 11:48:00 AM

RIP. Asian Hospital announced the passing of Dr. Mary Grace Lim, 40 years old, who joined the growing list of medical practitioners who have died due to the infectious respiratory disease. | DJEsguerraINQ

The Asian Hospital and Medical Center on Monday honored one of its doctors who succumbed to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

“We honor her as a great patient safety advocate who was an instrument in sealing the deal of our third Joint Commission International Reaccreditation,” it added. “She has affected and helped countless lives in her wonderful journey in Asian Hospital and Medical Center.”

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The Muntinlupa-based hospital, which has so far discharged 17 COVID-19 patients, expressed its “deepest sympathies and condolences go out to the family of our fallen hero.”“We have lost a remarkable doctor, a good friend, and mentor to our budding health care workers. Asian Hospital, especially the Department of Emergency Medicine and Quality Management Department may have lost a great frontliner to COVID-19, but as one family, we promise her and our countrymen, now more than ever, that we will remain unfazed and will keep on fighting to finally put an end to this pandemic.

“Today, heaven welcomes another angel who willingly risked her life to help save others. As one community, let us all offer a moment of silence for the eternal repose of her soul,” it said.The Private Hospitals Association of the Philippines Inc. (PHAPI) earlier said at least 12 doctors have succumbed to the novel coronavirus.

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DJEsguerraINQ Condolence to her family and she may Rest In Peace DJEsguerraINQ Condolence to the family of Dr.Mary Grace Lim ,may the Lord God Almighty Bless the soul of the good Doctor and may the Lord God console her berieved Family in Jesus name and the Power of the Holy Spirit.Amen!❤🙏 DJEsguerraINQ Sad news. She looks to be at the prime of her career so I think it's time to publish the general stats on victims' underlying pre-conditions to better focus on the measures for the most vulnerable.

DJEsguerraINQ Rest in Peace. DJEsguerraINQ I am sorry but this govt must do something now. Losing more healthcare professionals will be detrimental even more DJEsguerraINQ Condolences :( salamat sa lahat Doktora DJEsguerraINQ No, not another doctor. DOHgovph mauubos ang ating mga manggagamot bago pa man mapuksa ang CoViD19. My sincerest condolences to the family and friends. RIP po Dr Lim.

DJEsguerraINQ Oh no she was so young! Rest in peace DJEsguerraINQ Rip.... DJEsguerraINQ DJEsguerraINQ 😪😪🙏🙏🙏🙏 DJEsguerraINQ Another one, gone too soon. Rest In Power, Doc. DJEsguerraINQ Rip DJEsguerraINQ Rest in peace! DJEsguerraINQ 😭 DJEsguerraINQ LET'S BLAME CHINA!

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