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'I consider serving people as prayer': Four months pregnant, Surat nurse does COVID-19 duty on Roza
A nurse named Nancy Ayeza Mistry is busy attending the COVID-19 patients despite being four months pregnant.
The second wave of COVID-19 is not only marked with the record surge in cases and death toll. It also marks the rise of unlikely heroes who are taking the virus head-on and fighting it, despite the odds being against them.
Recently, a Chattisgarh DSP named Shilpa Sahu was on duty while being pregnant telling everyone to follow the pandemic safety protocols. Her photo with the lathi had gone viral that earned a lot of praise.
A similar instance is coming from Surat in Gujarat. A nurse named Nancy Ayeza Mistry is busy attending the COVID-19 patients despite being four months pregnant. Not only that, but she has also kept a fast in the ongoing holy month of Ramadan.
Despite it all, she is on duty taking care of the patients and standing on the frontlines fighting the deadly virus.
Daily for eight to ten hours, Mistry attends to the patients that are admitted at the Atal COVID-19 center at the Althan Community Hall situated in Surat.
Speaking to media, she says, "I am doing my duty as a nurse. I consider serving people as a prayer."
This is not the first time that she has attended to the patients in the same place. Last year, when the country was hit with coronavirus' first wave, she did the needful then as well. However, this time, she has her child in the womb who is accompanying her on the rounds.
"I have a child in my womb, but my duty is important to me. By the grace of God, I have the opportunity to serve the patients in the holy month of Ramadan," she further added.
Her dedication won over the internet. Netizens lauded her and showered her with love and blessings.