HEALTH

American Woman Who Slumped in Delta, Boyfriend Negative for Covid-19_Ada Nkong

Following wide spread speculations that the American woman who died in Delta statr while visiting her boyfriend died of covid-19, DELTA State Government, yesterday said the 67 years old Caucasian American woman who slumped and died in a hotel room in Osubi, Okpe Local Government Area of the State did not die of COVID-19.

A statement issued by the Public Relations Officer of the state ministry of health, Mr Donald Ojobor, said the sample of the woman and her boyfriend were sent for COVID-19 test, and came out negative.

Newsannex recalls that the lady’s boyfriend who took her corpse to the Orerokpe Police Station was taken to the Isolation Unit of the Central Hospital Warri for fear that he could be carrying the virus.

The Ministry further advised residents to comply with the government’s directives on precautionary measures to protect themselves from the disease, stressing that “this is the only way to contain the scourge.”

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