Coronavirus: One dead out of three new cases in FMC Abeokuta
The Federal Medical Centre (FMC) Abeokuta, has confirmed three fresh cases of coronavirus just as it recorded one death.
This was confirmed in a statement given by the Head of Public Relations and Information of the health institution, Segun Orisajo who said the three new patients were males.
“One of them died before the result of his sample came out,” Orisajo said per Channels TV.
“The deceased, a 58-year-old was a known patient with history of hypertension and diabetes.
“He was admitted into the Centre last Thursday and being managed for ischaemic stroke. He died on Friday following clinical deterioration.
“His sample returned positive this evening. His corpse has been deposited in the morgue.
“The second patient is a 65-year-old man who lives in Obada Oko, near, Abeokuta.,he was admitted last Tuesday and being managed for pulmonary tuberculosis, his sample also returned positive this evening.
“The third patient is a 48-year-old man known hypertensive who resides in Ifo, he was being managed for chronic kidney disease, his sample also returned positive this evening.
“All the medical and health personnel who managed the 3 cases took all necessary precautionary and personal safety measures.”