MASKLESS idiots mobbed an A&E doctor today while yelling “Covid is a hoax” as he left a hospital after a New Year’s Eve late shift.
Matthew Lee shared a video of the shocking scene as he left St Thomas’ Hospital in London.
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Maskless idiots mobbed a doctorCredit: @mbklee_/twitter
The group chanted ‘Covid is a hoax’Credit: @mbklee_/twitter
He tweeted: “Worked the late A&E shift on New Year’s Eve and came out to this.
“Hundreds of maskless, drunk people in huge groups shouting ‘Covid is a hoax’, literally outside the building where hundreds are sick and dying.
“Why do people still not realise the seriousness of this pandemic?”
He later said he felt “disgusted but mostly heartbroken”.
“I wish people could see the amount of Covid-19 and death in hospitals, and the sacrifices that healthcare workers make.
“This week alone has been so tough. Their ignorance is hurting others.
“I really wish people would keep themselves safe.”
I wish people could see the amount of Covid-19 and death in hospitals, and the sacrifices that healthcare workers make
Dr Matthew Lee
Prime Minister Boris Johnson was treated in intensive care at the hospital when he caught Covid-19 in April.
Just metres from the hospital, large crowds defied strict Covid restrictions last night to gather at South Bank to mark the New Year.
Jeremy Corbyn’s brother Piers was fined for leading an anti-lockdown protest in the same area.
There is no suggestion Piers Corbyn was involved in the mobbing of the doctor.
The hospital trust that runs St Thomas’ is so overwhelmed that intensive care patients are in “competition” for ventilators.
A mutant strain of Covid is continuing to spread rapidly throughout London.
Speaking to ITN, Dr Megan Smith, of Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital Trust, discussed the current shortfall in critical care capacity across London.
“It’s not a position that any of us want to be in, and we’re used to making difficult decision as doctors, but deciding the outcome of – effectively – a competition for a ventilator is just not what anyone signed up for,” she said.
“And in terms of the emotional trauma to those individuals, it’s horrifying.”
Large crowds gathered at South Bank in London last night
Piers Corbyn was fined for holding an anti-lockdown protest last nightCredit: Avalon All rights reserved.