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UK Reports Second Social Work Covid-19 Death

UK - Muhammed Islam, Social Worker with Birmingham Children’s Trust in the Care Leaving Service is reported to have died due to Covid-19.

This is the second reported death of a UK Social Worker.

Andy Couldrick, Chief Executive of Birmingham Children’s Trust said: “We are deeply saddened by the passing of Muhammad after a battle with COVID-19 over the past few weeks. Muhammad was a well-respected, well-liked and highly-valued member of our care leavers’ team who supported many young people in Birmingham.

"Muhammad was passionate about providing the best care for young people and he will be sorely missed by his colleagues and the young people he supported, and our thoughts are with his family and friends.”

Councillor Kate Booth, Cabinet Member for Children’s Wellbeing said: “On behalf of Birmingham City Council I would like to extend my heartfelt condolences to Muhammad’s family, friends and work colleagues for their sad loss.

"Muhammad had worked for many years making a valuable contribution to support children in care and care leavers in Birmingham and will be very much missed.”

Our thoughts go to Muhammed's family and friends at this sad time.

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