Lockdown: Husband treks long distance carrying sick wife to hospital in Rivers

Lockdown: Husband treks long distance carrying sick wife to hospital in Rivers

- A young man was spotted in a video carrying his sick wife to the hospital in Rivers state

- According to the gist, the lockdown in the state has made commercial transport services scarce, so the man had to trek

- A Good Samaritan who gave them a lift to the hospital shared the videos on Facebook

- According to her, the sick wife was almost giving up the ghost before she saw them and offered a ride to the hospital

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A video of a young man who had to trek a long distance carrying his sick wife to the hospital in Rivers state has left many social media users with mixed reactions.

According to a lady identified as Mumy B Oyigbo who shared the videos on Facebook, she had sighted the couple trekking on the road and noticed the sick wife was on the verge of dying.

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Oyigbo stated that the outcome would have been fatal if she had not come along to help them get to the hospital.

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Due to the lockdown in the state, vehicles have become scarce making movement difficult.

Oyigbo stated that the lockdown will lead to the death of a lot of people as sickness and hunger continues to claim the lives of people.

She wrote: "Watch how this coronavirus lockdown might be leading to death in Rivers State. The girl you see in the video was almost dying her husband had to carry her on his back for long because there is no vehicle on the road.

She almost fainted on the road, I couldn’t record that part because I’m the only one driving. Had to help them to my hospital. Last time, I saw a more severe case where I still drove them to my hospital free of charge where we gave the girl emergency oxygen she was a second away from death.

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God save us in this Rivers state. Many sick people will die at home. If hunger does not kill other sicknesses will because you can’t go out. God save us in Rivers State."

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Meanwhile, the news of the death of a United States citizen who recently died from suspected coronavirus complication in Delta state, earlier went viral online.

The 67-year-old woman whose identity is yet to be ascertained had come into Nigeria to visit her boyfriend whom she met on the internet.

According to reports, the woman was said to have died on Sunday morning, May 10, after she showed some symptoms of the virus and was rushed to a private hospital at Osubi, Orerokpe under Okpe local government area of the state.

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