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Tyson Fury donates energy drinks to maternity staff at Royal Surrey County Hospital

Tyson Fury donates energy drinks to maternity staff at Royal Surrey County Hospital

World heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury has donated boxes of energy drinks to Royal Surrey County Hospital in Guildford.

The boxer, 31, took to Instagram on Saturday (March 28) to say he was “really happy” to be helping NHS staff to stay healthy as they continue to battle against the coronavirus outbreak.

A large number of boxes were donated to Royal Surrey County Hospital’s maternity department, who also took to social media to thank the two-time heavyweight champion.

In a tweet, the maternity unit said: “Huge thanks to Tyson Fury for his very generous donation of energy drinks to our Maternity Department. They will keep us going when we are busy!”

A picture shows two NHS staff posing with nine boxes of energy drink outside the Egerton Road hospital.

NHS staff continue to fight against the Covid-19 spread after the number of confirmed cases in Surrey increased again to 314, as of Saturday (March 28).

Three patients have died at the hospital in recent weeks.

It was announced on March 21 that an 89-year-old with underlying health conditions had died after testing positve for the virus.

A day earlier, on March 20, the Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust confirmed two patients, aged 99 and 66, had also died after contracting the virus. They are also said to have had underlying medical conditions.

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