Coronavirus: UK health workers celebrate as Nigerian doctor recovers from COVID-19

Coronavirus: UK health workers celebrate as Nigerian doctor recovers from COVID-19

- The recovery of Doctor Olagunju Ogunbiyi has been celebrated by health workers in the United Kingdom

- The doctor, who was diagnosed with COVID-19, was recently discharged after he recovered from the deadly disease

- The best doctor took care of the doctor because he's said to be 'irreplaceable'

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Health workers in the United Kingdom have celebrated the recovery of a Nigerian doctor who was diagnosed with coronavirus.

Doctor Olagunju Ogunbiyi, who works at the Royal Free Hospital in the United Kingdom, said he had never been hospitalised prior to the COVID-19 illness.

When he was being discharged, Doctor Ogunbiyi thanked the health workers for taking care of him.

According to his colleagues, the best doctor battled to save his life because he's 'irreplaceable'.

In other news, Indian expatriates in Nigeria are pleading with the government of their country to give them landing permit for a chartered flight so they could return home.

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The group of 200 Keralites are scared as Nigeria's coronavirus cases keep increasing on a daily basis.

Among the group are pregnant women, children, elderly people with comorbidity, those who have lost their jobs and those whose visas have expired in the last three months.

The representative of the group, Dr Arun Gangadhar, said they have a deal with Air Peace Airline to evacuate out of the country.

According to him, the group has handed over a letter from the airline to the Indian high commission for approval.

He said: "They acknowledged the letter and said they will get back to us. We have also sent copies to the Kerala health department which has forwarded it to the Covid war-room at the Centre. Till date, we haven’t got a response.”

Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that the World Health Organisation had released another list of confirmed cases of coronavirus in Africa.

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South Africa is still topping the list as the country with the highest cases of the deadly disease.

Africa has 86,721 confirmed cases of the deadly disease and 2,721 patients succumbed to it while more than 33,000 people recovered.

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