Home HEALTH Doctor dies from complications of COVID-19 in Daura after returning from Lagos

Doctor dies from complications of COVID-19 in Daura after returning from Lagos

173
0

The Katsina State Government on Tuesday announced the death of Dr. Aminu Yakubu, a Daura based private medical practitioner who recently returned from Lagos and died three days after in the state.

READ ALSO: How I was able to fight coronavirus out of my system – Gov Seyi Makinde

The State Governor, Aminu Bello Masari, while announcing the death of the first COVID-19 victim in the state, said the result from the laboratory tests showed that he was COVID -19 positive which contributed to his death

According to the Governor, Dr Yakubu who is a native of Kogi State was also said to be suffering from Hypertitis and threats of hypertension.

READ ALSO: COVID-19: Face mask is for infected people – NCDC DG on why he doesn’t wear it

The doctor, aged 60 died at the Nigeria Air Force Reference Hospital in Daura, three days ago. The deceased owned a private hospital in Daura and had visited #Kogi, where he hailed from, and later travelled to Lagos.

Masari said on returning to the state, Yakubu became ill and was admitted to the hospital, where he died.

The Governor further announced the commencement of contact tracing of all those the dead medical practitioner must have come into contact with from Lagos to katsina between Tuesday and Wednesday morning.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here