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How A Nigerian Medical Doctor In Akwa Ibom Died After Showing COVID-19 Symptoms


As per Daily Trust, a physiotherapist and instructor in the Department of Physiology, University of Uyo (name retained) has  died after showing the symptoms of Coronavirus.

The late specialist, proprietor of an unmistakable medical clinic in Ewet Housing Estate, Uyo, was said to have died at the Ibom Multi-Specialist Hospital, one of the COVID-19 detachment places in the state. 

It was found out that the perished had a past filled with fever, hack and brevity of breath for seven days, and must be set on oxygen in his center. 

It was accumulated that he was later moved to the Ibom Multi-Specialist Hospital by the COVID-19 Response Team, where his example was taken for ahead dispatch for COVID-19 testing in the research facility. 

Tragically, the perished passed on before the test was directed to discover his COVID-19 status. 

As indicated by a discharge marked by the State Chairman, Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), Dr Nsikak Nyoyoko, and made accessible to newsmen on Friday in Uyo, subtleties of the case the executives of the perished are as yet crude. 

"Today, we as a whole have motivation to be miserable. I was called the previous evening by an associate who implied me that one of our partners was wiped out with seven days history of fever, hack and brevity of breath which compounded yesterday with his SPO2 as low as 72%, expecting him to be put on oxygen at his facility. 

"I quickly called upon an individual from the State COVID-19 Response Team to take care of business and by one way or another, later the previous evening, our partner was conceded into ISH and oversaw by masters in respiratory medication. 

"With the sympoms explained over, a doubt of COVID-19 was engaged and he had his example taken today anticipating transportation to the research facility for COVID-19 testing. 

"Shockingly, this worshipped Colleague of our own kicked the bucket mid evening today. Subtleties of the case the board are as yet crude as endeavors to arrive at individuals from the occurrence Management Committee (IMC) were fruitless as they were out for a gathering. 

"We have recently lost a Friend, Colleague and a sibling. Its been a miserable day for us at NMA, Akwa Ibom State however be have confidence that the exercises gained from this lamentable occasion would not go futile. 

"I need to encourage every one of our individuals to remain calm,stay safe and please connect with a partner or the Association when needing assistance," the announcement read. 

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