- Instagram comedian Sydney Talker has shared videos of his experience after showing symptoms of coronavirus
- Sydney criticised the healthcare system in the country over alleged inability of health workers to attend to him after showing symptoms of the deadly disease
- The Instagram comedian says he is scared for the loved ones around him
Instagram comedian Sydney Talker has criticised the healthcare system in the country over alleged inability of health workers to attend to him after showing symptoms of coronavirus.
He said when he was down with some symptoms and reached out to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), they turned him down.
He tweeted: "A week ago, I came down with some symptoms similar to that of COVID-19. I tried the @NCDCgov hotlines several times for about 2 days before I got a response stating that since I have not started showing ALL signs & symptoms plus I have no recent international travel history or contact with a confirmed COVID-19 patient I wouldn’t be attended to."
Sydney later took to Instagram to post a videos of his experience, saying he is scared for the loved ones around him.
He said: "All I need are answers to understand my predicament and how an average nigerian can solve this same situation am currently experiencing."
Below are the videos:
In other news, Nigerian singer David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, has announced that his wife-to-be, Chioma Avril Rowland, has tested positive for coronavirus.
The singer noted that he and his son, Ifeanyi, tested negative. The singer made the announcement in a series of tweets on the popular micro-blogging platform.
He explained that he recently got back from the United States and his wife-to-be came back from the United Kingdom with their son, Ifeanyi.
According to him, even though they showed no symptoms they decided to get tested on Wednesday, March 25. He said their close contacts also got tested.
He added that the test came back and Chioma tested positive. The singer also noted that even though Chioma tested positive the thirty-one others who got tested came back negative, including himself and his son.
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