A pregnant nurse who died with COVID-19 felt "pressurised" to return to work despite being "very worried" for her health, an inquest heard.
Mary Agyeiwaa Agyapong, 28, died after giving birth at Luton and Dunstable Hospital, where she also worked. Her widower Ernest Boateng told the inquest that "due to high demand at the hospital she had to continue working".
A senior colleague said she had no knowledge of Ms Agyapong being pressured to return or remain at work.
The inquest in Bedfordshire heard Ms Agyapong was signed off on 12 March 2020, initially for back problems, and died