- A medical doctor identified as Ada Erema has expressed disappointment at the ignorance of people about coronavirus
- The doctor defended NCDC, stating that there is coronavirus in Nigeria
- Ada revealed that people are dying daily from the virus
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A Nigerian doctor identified as Ada Erema has shared some personal experiences to reiterate the fact that there is coronavirus in Nigeria.
The medical doctor shared recent stories of people who lost their lives to the pandemic.
According to her, the medical facility where she works lost two patients in the ICU to COVID-19. She noted that while wheeling the corpses to the ambulance, she saw two more corpses, and they were all COVID-19 deaths.
However, she revealed her disappointment when she came on the micro-blogging platform, Twitter, to see a post about how NCDC was padding numbers and that COVID-19 isn't real.
The doctor explained that she is weak at the ignorance people display.
Many Nigerians have doubted the existence of the virus in the country while some believe that the government is only lying about the virus to steal.
As on Sunday, May 31st, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed 10,162 cases of the coronavirus in the country, 3007 people discharged, and 287 deaths.
Despite the increasing numbers, many Nigerians have lost faith in the disease control organisation as they believe that the numbers are just being padded.
A few days ago, it was reported that a discharged Delta state patient said that coronavirus is a scam in Nigeria. The patient explained that despite telling medical officers that she did not have the virus, she was taken to the isolation centre and kept there for 17 days.
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According to her, she was not given a result of her test.
In other news, Legit.ng earlier reported that a top Italian doctor revealed that coronavirus is losing its power.
Alberto Zangrillo, an Italian doctor and the head of the San Raffaele Hospital in Milan said that “clinically”, the virus is no longer in Italy, a country which was one of the hotbeds of the virus earlier in the year.
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