Areema lives with her husband and three children, who are now in isolation and unable to visit the NHS nurse.
She confirmed her sister is now in a critical condition and on a ventilator, but "making tiny little progress". My sister is only 36 and is normally fit and healthy. But her sister got a chance to visit her and praised the hospital staff for taking good care of Areema. She is the employee of the hospital for the past 16 years and just 10 days ago she developed the symptoms for COVID-19 which started with body aches, high temperature and then cough. Her colleagues are like a second family and they have been truly incredible with her - and us.
"Nurses are running towards the fire to provide the care the communities need", she said, adding: "They are going in to see patients and caring for them when everyone else is keeping their distance".
She has been working at Walsall Manor hospital since 2003, working in housekeeping and as a healthcare assistant before studying to become a nurse.
'She is my queen and is truly loved by everyone - always putting others first.
The borough's first coronavirus fatality was a woman in her 80s, who also had underlying health conditions when she contracted the illness.
The latest official figures showed the number of people across the United Kingdom who have died due to the coronavirus has increased to 233, with 53 more fatalities reported on Saturday in England, two in Wales and one in Scotland.
The surge in cases of the virus comes as Boris Johnson pleads with young people to take the potentially life-threatening infections more seriously.
'My thoughts are with their families and friends, and I ask that their privacy is respected at this very sad time, ' Dr Atherton said.
They described near-apocalyptic scenes amid chronic shortages of basic equipment and fears that unprotected medics could become desperately ill themselves - or even become unwitting carriers and infect others.
Mr Johnson said that "this Mother's Day, the single best present that we can give.is to spare them the risk of catching a very unsafe disease".