COVID-19: Discharged Asian coronavirus survivor speaks about his treatment in Lagos

COVID-19: Discharged Asian coronavirus survivor speaks about his treatment in Lagos

- An Asian man that was treated in Lagos after testing positive for coronavirus says he has fully recovered

- The man expressed appreciation to the Lagos state government for having a good recovery hospital

- The Asian says he and his friend came to Nigeria from the United Kingdom

An Asian man who was treated in an isolation centre in Lagos after testing positive for coronavirus has commended the state government after being discharged.

According to him, he and a friend came to Nigeria from the United Kingdom.

Legit.ng notes that the Asian man said he decided to stay in Lagos since a lot of countries were closing their borders.

He was tested for coronavirus in Lagos and came out positive, after which he was treated at an isolation centre in the state.

The Asian man said he has fully recovered and expressed his appreciation to the state government for having a good recovery hospital.

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In other news, Bassey Offiong was a 25-year-old student of Western Michigan University who died of coronavirus on Saturday, March 28.

The student, who was from Detroit, was expected to graduate with a chemical engineering degree in a few weeks.

The deceased's sister identified as Asari Offiong said her brother told her he was turned down several times for the coronavirus test in the Kalamazoo area while living off-campus.

According to Asari, Bassey said he was turned down several times despite having fever, fatigue and shortness of breath.

She said: "I told him to ask them to test him. He said they refused to test him."

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that the World Health Organisation (WHO) commended a health worker identified as Nurse Kirimi for her contribution towards the fight against coronavirus in Kenya.

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According to WHO, Nurse Kirimi works at Kenyatta University Teaching Referral and Research Hospital and she has been on the frontline in the fight against the deadly disease.

WHO also noted that many other brave Kenyan health workers have been on the frontline in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

The organisation wrote on its Facebook page: "Thank you Nurse Kirimi working at Kenyatta University Teaching Referral & Research Hospital from everyone at World Health Organization (WHO)! She & many other brave Kenyan health workers are on the front line in the fight against #COVID19."

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