A mother of three has died in her flat after calling 999 and being told she was not a priority despite displaying symptoms of coronavirus.
Kayla Williams died of suspected Covid-19 at her apartment in Peckham, the day after call handlers told her to look after herself at home.
The 36-year-old’s life was cut short on Saturday, when paramedics came to her south London address.
Husband Fabian Willams told the Guardian that his wife was suffering a cough, high fever and severe chest and stomach pains on Friday.
Documents have revealed that she was being treated as a suspected coronavirus case when she was told to stay at home.
Mr Williams said: ‘I called 999 because my wife was breathless, she was vomiting and she had pains in her stomach.