Mum of three, 30, who died with Covid in her home identified

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A Sydney mother of three, who became the youngest woman to die after testing positive to Covid-19 in NSW, is being remembered as a beautiful soul.

Ianeta Isaako has been identified by the Daily Telegraph as the latest victim of the virus.

Paramedics were unable to revive the 30-year-old, who was found unresponsive at her home in Emerton, in Western Sydney, on Monday afternoon, just days after testing positive.

A photo of Ianeta Isaako with her husband Sako. Source: Daily Telegraph
A mother-of-three children has become the youngest woman to die after testing positive to Covid in NSW. Source: Facebook

Her husband Sako also caught the virus and is fighting for his life in hospital.

NSW Health confirmed the woman was Covid-positive when she died and extended its condolences to her family.

"This tragic death is being investigated by the Western Sydney Local Health District and has been referred to the Coroner," a statement from NSW Health said.

It brings the death toll for NSW's current outbreak to 75.

Tributes flow for Sydney mum

The community has been left heartbroken as news spread of her death.

Family and friends of the Isaakos have taken to social media to express their condolences.

“Our hearts are breaking and our thoughts are with your beautiful children, loving husband and wider family. May you rest in perpetual light and love,” a post on the Penrith RSL Junior Rugby Union Club Facebook page read.

"We also ask that everyone keeps husband Sako Isaako in our thoughts and prayers as he is currently fighting illness in hospital," the post continued. 

A photo of Ianeta Isaako with her husband and three children. Source: Facebook/Penrith RSL Junior Rugby Union Club
Tributes are flowing on social media after news of her death spread. Source: Facebook/Penrith RSL Junior Rugby Union Club

“I’m still completely lost for words and just flat from this. Absolutely devastating,” commented one person.

Another described Ianeta as a “beautiful soul”, writing “still in disbelief.”

“This is so sad. My heart breaks for her family,” posted another.

Another friend wrote: "Wish it was all a damn dream. It hurts," while another urged Mr Isaako to "fight it [the virus] and breathe".

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