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Pregnant 29 Year Old Woman Becomes The First To Die Of Coronavirus In Ekiti

by Anifowose Joseph

Ekiti The first death from the COVID-19 pandemic has been recorded in Ekiti state.
The deceased, a pregnant 29-year-old female community health worker based in Lagos, was said to have sneaked into Ekiti in spite of the lockdown order in place, a report by Sahara Reporters has revealed.

“Yes, a death has been recorded already, the third confirmed case. A pregnant woman who delivered her baby successfully, the baby is okay but she is dead,” a health worker told SaharaReporters.
The state on Tuesday confirmed that a doctor working with a private clinic tested positive for the virus.
According to Commissioner for Health in Ekiti, Dr Mojisola Yaya-Kolade, the doctor contracted the virus while treating the late pregnant woman.

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