A medical physician has died of COVID-19 on the lagos State College Instructing Hospital (LUTH).
The practising medical physician died on the isolation ward, after contracting the virus from a affected person he had been managing in a personal hospital.
The deceased, Physician Chugbo Emeka turns into the primary well being employee in Nigeria to die from the novel coronavirus.
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Confirming the dying, the Chief Medical Director of LUTH, Professor Chris Bode, says Physician Chugbo was introduced into the ability late on Monday, after exhibiting extreme signs.
Professor Bode provides that the late physician as soon as labored with LUTH earlier than going into non-public observe.
In the meantime, the Nigeria Medical Affiliation (NMA) has condoled with the household of the physician and members of the medical neighborhood over the loss.
Physician Emeka specialiSed in obstetrics and gynecology and was a one time Vice President of the Nationwide Affiliation of Resident Medical doctors in LUTH.