John Parkes is nearing the end of his life after a battle with cancer - and all he wants is for someone to hold his hand. "We all know the importance of the Covid-19 lockdown and we all really appreciate the healthcare team are doing for my grandfather. Yesterday, however, was particularly difficult for both Parkes and her grandfather, who became emotional when his granddaughter was told she had to leave. Robert Parkes, said his father had been tested for Covid-19 and the result had come back negative. His father deserved to have his family around him and deserved that care and respect at the end, he said.
Source: Otago Daily Times April 03, 2020 00:56 UTC