A Nigerian Doctor dies of covid- 19.

Dr. Chugbo Emeka, A Nigerian medical practitioner on Wednesday morning, died of coronavirus-related complications after treating an infected patient in his private hospital.

This ugly development was confirmed on Wednesday by the Lagos chapter of the Nigeria Medical Association.

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Dr. Emeka died after contracting the disease from a COVID-19 patient he was said to have managed in a private hospital where he worked.

Sfter showing severe symptoms of covid- 19, he was rushed to the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH.

While reacting, NMA in a statement said, “NMA regrets to announce the death of Dr. Chugbo Emeka at the LUTH isolation treatment ward. He died in the early hours of 15/04/2020.

“Until his death, he was a Private Medical Practitioner who was exposed to a confirmed case of COVID-19.

“We condole with his immediate family and members of the medical community for this painful loss.” Vanguard quoted him as saying.