Tragedy as medical doctor dies of COVID-19 in Kaduna

Tragedy as medical doctor dies of COVID-19 in Kaduna

- Kaduna state has lost a medical doctor, Clement Bakam, to Covid-19

- Bakam's death was announced in statement on Wednesday by spokesperson of the NMA in Kaduna, Abdulsalam Abdulrazak

- Abdulrazak condoled with the family and friends of the late doctor

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The novel coronavirus disease, Covid-19, has claimed the life of Clement Bakam, a medical doctor in Kaduna state.

Bakam's death was announced in a statement released on Wednesday, September 2, by Abdulsalam Abdulrazak, the public relations officer of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) in Kaduna.

The Cable reports that Abdulrazak condoled with the family and friends of the late doctor.

Tragedy as medical doctor dies of COVID-19 in Kaduna
Tragedy as medical doctor dies of COVID-19 in Kaduna. Photo credit: NCDC
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Legit.ng gathers that until his death, Bakam was the programme manager of the Kaduna state emergency routine immunisation coordination centre (KadSERICC).

Abdulrazak said: “On behalf of the chairman, I regret to announce the sad demise of our brother and colleague Dr Clement Bakam following complications of COVID-19.

“Until his death he was the program manager, Kaduna State Emergency routine immunization Coordination Centre (KadSERICC)

“Our condolences go to his immediate family, friends, colleagues and ARD Kaduna. May God comfort us all.”

The latest data from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) indicate that Kaduna has 2,163 confirmed cases of Covid-19, out of which 108 cases are on admission, 2,043 recoveries and 12 deaths.

Also, as the world continues to struggle to survive this season of the coronavirus pandemic, the viral disease has claimed the lives of about 11 Nigerians in South Africa.

This was disclosed by Adetola Olubajo, the president of Nigerian Union in South Africa.

According to Olubajo, the COVID-19 deaths were for Gauteng Province alone, adding that the union was yet to get figures from eight other provinces in South Africa.

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In another report on the coronavirus pandemic, the presidency has advised Nigerians to disregard the report claiming the senior special assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on social affairs and domestic matters, Sarki Abba, tested positive for COVID-19.

The senior special assistant to the president, media and publicity, Garba Shehu in a thread of tweets on Wednesday, September 2, denied the rumour, describing it as misleading and false.

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