“I told him I loved him, that everyone loved him. Then I said his life support could be turned off. And then I told him it was OK to go. The nurses said he could hear me. I hope he could. I didn’t want him to suffer any more.”
It was only a few weeks after Scotland’s first case of Covid-19 was confirmed that dentist Grant McIntyre began feeling ill. Admitted to Dundee’s Ninewells Hospital, his condition rapidly deteriorated and he was moved to intensive care.