‘Watched helplessly as United’s corona isolation unit burned, with my father inside’

Vernon Anthony Paul was one of the five patients who died in the fire at United Hospital. Choked in anguish, his son narrates his harrowing experience.

Coronavirus Figures
All figures tallied daily at 6pm.
Source: Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center
Countries affected
188
Worst hit nation:
USA (1,699,933 cases)
Confirmed cases
40,321
5,699,363
Recovered cases
8,425
2,362,112
Deaths
559
355,971
All figures tallied daily at 6pm.
Source: Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center