The Plenum of the Provincial Council of Granada approved today, with the votes in favor of PSOE, PP, Cs and VOX and the abstentions of IU and Adelante, the motion of the Provincial VOX Group to pay tribute to Dr. José Manuel Fernández Cuesta, first doctor died by Covid-19 in the province.

Cristina Jiménez, VOX provincial deputy, has defended this initiative so that the Granada Provincial Council "dedicates the name of one of its rooms in the institution's main building to Dr. Fernández Cuesta, as well as urging the Andalusian Government to The medical center on Calle Gran Capitán, where this doctor worked, was renamed the Doctor José Manuel Fernández Cuesta Medical Center, a request that has already received more than 3,000 accredited signatures and which we know is being studied.

During the plenary session, the VOX provincial deputy in Granada reported that Dr. Fernández Cuesta, a native of Deifontes, died on April 22 at the age of 61 from Covid-19, after spending more than two weeks in the ICU of the Virgen de las Nieves Hospital. «It is necessary that the province of Granada where he was born and lived, always remember him as the great person and professional he was: humble, simple and close to both patients and colleagues. A person and a great medical professional: fair, demanding and committed to the health and working conditions of medical-health professionals. Granada society must pay tribute to his career, as well as his tireless work and commitment to medicine, for which he gave his life.

Cristina Jiménez has insisted that Dr. Fernández Cuesta, a neighbor of the municipality of Cogollos Vega, “carried out his profession as a doctor in different municipalities of Andalusia, being at the Gran Capitán Health Center in our province where he spent most of his career; practicing in the emergency unit for more than twenty years. That is why to honor the dedication of his life during the pandemic by Covid-19, the Granada College of Doctors has recently awarded him the title of honorary collegiate for his work. The City Council of Cogollos Vega, for its part, has also approved a unanimous Motion, in memory of its dedication and dedication ».

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