Coronavirus: Pregnant woman dies in Jigawa after testing positive for deadly disease

Coronavirus: Pregnant woman dies in Jigawa after testing positive for deadly disease

- A pregnant woman who tested positive for COVID-19 in Miga local government area of Jigawa state has died

- The woman died on Sunday, May 3, and has been buried according to Islamic rites

- Her death was confirmed by a member of the state task force

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A pregnant woman who tested positive for coronavirus in Miga local government area of Jigawa state has died.

The woman, who was from Zareka ward, died at an isolation centre on Sunday, May 3, The Sun reports.

Legit.ng gathers the woman's death was confirmed by a member of the state task force. The source said she had a miscarriage at the facility and bled to death.

She was among the nine cases confirmed by the state commissioner of health and chairman of the state task force, Dr Abba Zakari.

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A family member who craved anonymity said the woman's body was retrieved from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). The woman has been buried in her village according to Islamic rites.

She was said to have contracted the disease after returning from Lagos when she was tested upon arrival in Kano, but she was later transferred to an isolation centre in Dutse, Jigawa state.

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In other news, five medical workers, seven almajiris and a four-year-old have tested positive for coronavirus in Bauchi state.

The disclosure was made by a member of the Task Force Response Committee on COVID-19 in Bauchi, Dr Rilwanu Mohammed.

The almajiris that tested positive for the deadly disease were among the 38 that returned from Kano state.

Mohammed said that the five medical personnel include; three medical doctors, a nurse and a community health extension worker who were all working in hospitals within the state.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that a woman recently received the surprise of her life after waking up from an induced coma.

She was put into an induced coma after being diagnosed with coronavirus. Astonished doctors informed the mother of three that she was expecting twins.

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