- Film magnate Jason Njoku has narrated how his mother almost died due to coronavirus
- The film magnate said his mother was tested four times before the hospital got positive result
- Njoku said his 73-year-old mother, who is diabetic, started recovering on Sunday, March 21
- In his statement, the film magnate advised people to speak to family members daily especially during this time
Popular film magnate Jason Njoku has taken to the popular micro-blogging platform, Twitter, to narrate his mother's experience with COVID-19. The man explained that his mother almost died and she went through a lot.
In his tweets, he said his mother, who works as a healthcare worker at the National Health Service in the United Kingdom, became ill at home from Saturday, March 14, to Monday, March 16.
He explained that he urged her to go to the hospital and get tested and by Tuesday, March 17, she was hospitalised. He narrated that at some point her lungs were on the verge of collapsing.
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The man said his 73-year-old mother battled with acute respiratory distress, she was intubated in the ICU and people in her ward from age 20 to 60 died but his mother, who is diabetic was saved.
According to him, his mother was struggling to breathe and when doctors were considering putting her on a ventilator she started to recover. He said by Sunday, March 21, she started to improve and she was discharged on Monday, March 30.
He said his mother has never been for more than 3 days until now. The man also advised people to speak with their family members daily especially during this time, he added that he knew when his mum's condition was deteriorating because he spoke to her daily.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Nigerian actress Eniola Badmus, popularly known as Gbogbo big girl, has taken to social media to update her fans as she participates in COVID-19 self-quarantine after returning from the United Kingdom.
Shortly after the actress returned from the United Kingdom, she was out and about and she was seen visiting her friend and colleague, Funke Akindele-Bello.
Legit.ng had reported that this visit got Nigerians calling out the actress for going about her business after returning from the United Kingdom despite the 14-day self-isolation rule given by the Nigeria Center For Disease Control.
The actress finally did what was right by adhering to the Nigeria Center For Disease Control 14-day self-isolation rule. Badmus has now updated her fans on the progress of the isolation on her Instagram page. She shared a post, stating that she is on day 12 of the quarantine. She also revealed that she has no cough or flu.
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