Coronavirus Victoria: Son’s plea after father’s aged care death
published 27.07.2020 00:22
A grieving son has issued a powerful plea to Victorians on national television after saying goodbye to his coronavirus-stricken father on FaceTime.
Nicholas Barboussas lost his father Paul, 79, to the disease on Sunday afternoon.
The situation was made even worse by the fact that he thought his father was out of harm’s way less than 72 hours ago.
He said he received a call on Saturday afternoon telling him that his father was comfortably sitting in his room at the care home, isolated from the major coronavirus outbreak gripping the facility.
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