A nurse has died of the coronavirus at Lewisham Hospital, where she worked on the front-line.

Grace Kungwengwe, a mother of two, passed away on Sunday, having carried out her duties up until she tested positive for the illness.

Originally from Zimbabwe, a fundraiser set up to cover her funeral costs Ms Kungwengwe's sister said she will "sadly missed by many and proudly remembered."

Tendai Kungwengwe said: Grace was a dedicated NHS worker who loved her job and was actively working until she tested positive of Covid 19.

"She leaves behind 2 sons and grand children.

"Grace was loved by many and her dedication and care for others was second to none.

"The funds raised by well-wishers will help the bereaved family in alleviating the financial burden her sudden death has caused.

"May the good lord bless all those who contribute.

"Grace will be sadly missed by many and proudly remembered.

"Heaven has surely gained an angel.

"You’re forever loved."

Eighty frontline NHS workers are confirmed to have died during the coronavirus pandemic.

Tributes have been paid to people in roles from porters and paramedics, to nurses and doctors.

Dominic Raab, who is standing in for the PM, told Parliament on Wednesday that 69 NHS workers have died after contracting coronavirus.

The PA news agency has verified 80 deaths of people working for the NHS since March 25.

This list is of people who were working in roles shortly before their deaths where they were likely to come into contact with patients.

More than a dozen other deaths are yet to be confirmed.