Coronavirus kills Police officer in Ogun

The management of the Federal Medical Centre , Idi-Aba , Abeokuta has confirmed the death of an officer of the Nigerian Police Force as a result of coronavirus complications .

It was learnt the officer’s death whose name could not be ascertained as of the time of filing this report brought the number of death of COVID-19 cases recorded at the facility within a week to two.

It would be recalled that a pregnant woman had reportedly died at the hospital shortly before her COVID – 19 result was ready which showed she was positive .

The Head of Public Relations at FMC, Segun Orisajo on Sunday morning confirmed death of an unnamed police officer.

Orisajo said the officer died at the facility three days ago (Friday) .

According to Orisajo, the deceased presented in the General Outpatients Department at FMC about three days ago, later died same day.

He said, “His body is being prepared for release to his family for burial in strict compliance with World Health Organizations guidelines.

“All staff who came in contact with the deceased are currently on self isolation,” Orisajo said in a statement.”

Orisajo had on Saturday night confirmed three new cases involving two staff of the hospital – a nurse and administrative staff – as well as another patient.


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