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Woman Who Tested Negative For Coronavirus In Enugu Dies A Day After by SaviMedia: 7:29am On Mar 18
Woman who tested "Negative" for #Coronavirus in Enugu dies a day after; Family blames State govt.

The daughter Utchay @UcheNgwu7 writes:

"Dear RT. Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi,

"I am writing on behalf of myself and family in regards to the 70 year old woman suspected of the Covid -19 in Enugu published on Saturday 14th March 2020.

"The patient who is my mother unfortunately passed away on Sunday 15th March 2020 having tested negative to the aforementioned virus. She returned to Nigeria on Wednesday 11th March, 2020 after 5 months trip to the UK to visit her children."

Above were the parts of the statement posted online by the family of the suspected Coronavirus patient in Enugu State who tested negative for the deadly virus.

It should be recalled that a certain woman, age, 70, causes stirs at the University Teaching Hospital Enugu, on Saturday, after she showed up at the hospital for check up, on sighting the woman who just came back from UK, the health workers scamper to safety following lack of safety gears in the hospital.

Reacting, the Nigerian Center for Disease Control (NCDC) weighed in and collected the sample blood of the woman who was isolated at ESUTH Colliery Parklane and the result came out negative.

However, the 70yrs old woman, (name withheld) died a day after the result came out negative.

The cause of her death according to the statement shared online by the family is due to the kind of treatment at the isolation center and the kind of environment she was kept during the few days she was isolated.

"My mother was isolated in a dilapidated environment that seems to have been left uninhabitable over a long period of time. The isolation centre in Enugu is an abandoned old section of the hospital, where the grass and debris were being cleared whilst my mother was there", says the statement.

The full statement reads below...

"The staffs at the hospital were unprofessional in the way they handled my mother. She was stigmatized and this made her feel worthless. My mother arrived at the hospital on Friday 13th March, 2020, blood samples were collected on Saturday 14th March, 2020 with results expected on Monday 16th March, 2020.

"As declared by the World Health Organisation (WHO) that this is a global pandemic, one would expect a faster testing time. My mother had to spend 3 days in a dire situation, without adequate health care and unsure of what is happening around her.

"If the result for Covid-19 was ascertained on time, my mother would still be here with us, as she would have been moved to a better equipped hospital with the right experts to deal with her underlying illnesses".

"My mother died due to the negligence and unpreparedness of the state in putting adequate facilities including staff training in place. The corona virus was detected in December 2019. It is absolutely disappointing that there is no appropriate isolation centre in Enugu State.

"After the death of my mother, finding a workable stretcher to move her body was impossible! You would expect any hospital to provide basic facilities such as a stretcher – my mother’s body was carried into the ambulance on a wretched tool.

"Considering that the Covid-19 result proved negative, we can conclude that my mother died due to the following reasons –

· The state of the said ‘isolation centre’ ( pictures attached).

· Wrong treatment

· Staff stigmatisation due to lack of training in dealing with such cases.

"Furthermore, shortly after the news of a suspected Covid-19 patient was published, the Enugu state government responded by releasing 20 Million Naira for the management of the state isolation centre.

"In my opinion, that is a little too late as strategies for dealing with the Corona Virus pandemic should have been put in place before now. It should not have taken my mother’s suspected case to prompt an action from the government".

The government should have anticipated this and appropriate measures and facilities put in place.

"As l write this, l am sure that no plans has been made for any future case of Covid-19 despite the promised allocated funds".

"In conclusion, l would like to reiterate that the environment of the isolation centre, staff behaviour and the unpreparedness of the Enugu state government resulted to my mother’s unexpected death".

"The objective of this letter is to make sure that no other person will have to go through what my mother went through. I am appealing to the governor of Enugu state to ensure that the funds allocated to the isolation centre is rightly used for the purpose for which it was meant.

"I urge the Enugu state government to ensure accountability to this respect.

Sincerely,

A very heartbroken daughter.

Source; https://mobile.twitter.com/UcheNgwu7/status/1240018628935811074vt/

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Re: Woman Who Tested Negative For Coronavirus In Enugu Dies A Day After by SaviMedia: 7:31am On Mar 18
More screenshot from her Twitter

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Re: Woman Who Tested Negative For Coronavirus In Enugu Dies A Day After by UnaToto: 7:32am On Mar 18
I refuse to blame only Buhari and the federal government for the failure of governance in Nigeria though it's obvious he's incompetent.


Nigeria's government at all levels has failed woefully.

The local is nothing to write home about,i don't even think it exists.
State government has failed the people.


An average Nigerian is wicked and selfish.

If this virus spreads in Nigeria,then that's the end.


Quite unfortunate...








UnaToto

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Re: Woman Who Tested Negative For Coronavirus In Enugu Dies A Day After by otokx(m): 7:33am On Mar 18
They will not believe cool

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Re: Woman Who Tested Negative For Coronavirus In Enugu Dies A Day After by Fadomero(m): 7:34am On Mar 18
This becoming out of legs

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Re: Woman Who Tested Negative For Coronavirus In Enugu Dies A Day After by NaijaRoyalty(m): 7:35am On Mar 18
This current minister of health is the worst Nigeria ever had

Too dull and clueless

Even his "Oga at the top" isn't doing enough to contain this deadly virus ravaging the country and the rest of the world .

Every sector of the economy is in total collapse

Nigerians are on their own .

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Re: Woman Who Tested Negative For Coronavirus In Enugu Dies A Day After by Oluwasaeon(m): 7:35am On Mar 18
Not funny anymore

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Re: Woman Who Tested Negative For Coronavirus In Enugu Dies A Day After by xcabczyxabczzzz: 7:35am On Mar 18
All this unknown twitter folks.

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Re: Woman Who Tested Negative For Coronavirus In Enugu Dies A Day After by Johnnyessence(m): 7:36am On Mar 18
Nawao
Re: Woman Who Tested Negative For Coronavirus In Enugu Dies A Day After by Okuda(m): 7:36am On Mar 18
Aunty. sorry. Nigeria " your country" failed you.

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Re: Woman Who Tested Negative For Coronavirus In Enugu Dies A Day After by Totilopussylick(m): 7:37am On Mar 18
Take heart
Re: Woman Who Tested Negative For Coronavirus In Enugu Dies A Day After by Lifestone(m): 7:37am On Mar 18
dlondonbadboy:
The number of ppl walking with corona virus in this country is alarming...yet, these animals cannot properly test for corona virus...

We have more than 5000ppl already infected by this virus. In the next couple of days, you would see ppl who would start dying..

Goodluck Nigeria
Fake news. What's your source?

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Re: Woman Who Tested Negative For Coronavirus In Enugu Dies A Day After by helinues: 7:37am On Mar 18
Those who are succumbing to the virus are from late 50's. That means they could have died even without having the virus..

How many coronavirus cases do they have in UK gan gan that her mother had to be infected in just 5 months trip to UK

.

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Re: Woman Who Tested Negative For Coronavirus In Enugu Dies A Day After by Humanoid01: 7:37am On Mar 18
They probably only tested her for covid-19, and failed to conduct other tests. Thus, she wasn't taken seriously.

I believe there are many more cases than the known 3. I'm not being pessimistic, but our poor health system speaks volume.

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Re: Woman Who Tested Negative For Coronavirus In Enugu Dies A Day After by dlondonbadboy: 7:37am On Mar 18
Lifestone:

Fake news. What's your source?

Keep waiting for source until you slump and die...then you would see your source

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Re: Woman Who Tested Negative For Coronavirus In Enugu Dies A Day After by nrexzy(m): 7:38am On Mar 18
Chaiiii....

After all these years of survival na just nothing kill am......

Gov't needs to do something about their isolation centres since they ministry of health has been paid

May she RIPP.......

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Re: Woman Who Tested Negative For Coronavirus In Enugu Dies A Day After by xcabczyxabczzzz: 7:38am On Mar 18
Lifestone:

Fake news. What's your source?
His imagination obviously.

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Re: Woman Who Tested Negative For Coronavirus In Enugu Dies A Day After by Olalan(m): 7:39am On Mar 18
We have only God to save us in Nigeria.........I just hope this lying govt has not been under reporting this issue.
BTW do we still have a president that cares about the citizens cause I have not heard a single word from the president since this pandemic started.

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Re: Woman Who Tested Negative For Coronavirus In Enugu Dies A Day After by dlondonbadboy: 7:40am On Mar 18
xcabczyxabczzzz:

His imagination obviously.

No wahala. We shall see
Re: Woman Who Tested Negative For Coronavirus In Enugu Dies A Day After by Romanoff(f): 7:45am On Mar 18
Sue their asses.

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Re: Woman Who Tested Negative For Coronavirus In Enugu Dies A Day After by densiks: 7:48am On Mar 18
The story is pathetic.

The claim here is that she tested negative to covid-19,hence no clinical need for isolation.so why was she still kept in the abandoned building to the extent that she had to pass on there?

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Re: Woman Who Tested Negative For Coronavirus In Enugu Dies A Day After by Asquare84(m): 7:48am On Mar 18
When I mentioned that this current governor of enugu state is the worst governor people were attacking me, now the reality is coming out now

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Re: Woman Who Tested Negative For Coronavirus In Enugu Dies A Day After by Marine54(m): 7:48am On Mar 18
ON SIGHTING THE WOMAN WHO JUST CAME BACK FROM UK , THE HEALTH WORKERS SCAMPER FOR SAFTY FOLLOWING LACK OF SAFTY GEAR IN THE HOSPITAL.........

Nigeria is a joke !

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Re: Woman Who Tested Negative For Coronavirus In Enugu Dies A Day After by omenka(m): 7:49am On Mar 18
Fake news. There's no Coronavirus in Nigeria. The government is sponsoring all these news in order to create an avenue to loot the country as usual.

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Re: Woman Who Tested Negative For Coronavirus In Enugu Dies A Day After by dlondonbadboy: 7:49am On Mar 18
NOETHNICITY:
I'm sure that you too have been infected

Who knows...maybe you too

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Re: Woman Who Tested Negative For Coronavirus In Enugu Dies A Day After by Stalwert: 7:49am On Mar 18
See what TINUBU have caused, ordinary Enugu state Isolation Centre he couldn't manage.

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Re: Woman Who Tested Negative For Coronavirus In Enugu Dies A Day After by JAOS(m): 7:50am On Mar 18
until the minister of health confirm i won't say a word
Re: Woman Who Tested Negative For Coronavirus In Enugu Dies A Day After by NaijaRoyalty(m): 7:51am On Mar 18
omenka:
Fake news. There's no Coronavirus in Nigeria. The government is sponsoring all these news in order to create an avenue to loot the country as usual.


So says a strong supporter of Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd) and Tinubu.

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Re: Woman Who Tested Negative For Coronavirus In Enugu Dies A Day After by Lifestone(m): 7:52am On Mar 18
dlondonbadboy:


Keep waiting for source until you slump and die...then you would see your source
So you will just yawn anything and you expect everybody to believe you? Naaaaaaa.
At best, this is a pepper soup joint gossip

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