Died: April 2020 Nutley, New Jersey, USA
Profession: Registered Nurse
A nurse at the Hudson County jail in Kearny has died, county officials said in an email obtained by The Jersey Journal.
Daisy Doronila, who has worked at the jail for more than 20 years, was hospitalized at Mountainside Medical Center. County officials said Doronila had been out of work since March 14.
In a Facebook post, her daughter said that she was initially diagnosed by her private doctor with strep throat on March 16 and was not approved for a coronavirus test. By March 24 Doronila was on a ventilator fighting for her life, her daughter said.