Coronavirus: Police officer dies of coronavirus at Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Abeokuta
A police officer was among the two deaths related to coronavirus complications at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Abeokuta.
The police officer died at the facility three days ago – the same day he was brought in and his identity is yet to be disclosed.
His death was confirmed in a statement on Sunday morning by the Head of Public Relations at FMC, Segun Orisajo who said the officer’s Covid-19 test result returned positive on Sunday morning.
“Two of them are members of staff of this centre, that is, a nurse and an administrative staff, which brings the total number to five.
“So far, no doctor in the centre has tested positive for coronavirus, contrary to some media reports.
“The deceased, a policeman, presented himself to the general outpatient’s department of the hospital about three days ago and later died the same day.
“The result of his test returned this morning (Sunday) positive.
“His body is being prepared for release to his family for burial in strict compliance with the World Health Organisation’s guidelines.”
FMC also confirmed the three new cases of coronavirus after the test results returned positive on Sunday morning.