Doctor Dies Of Coronavirus In Lagos


A medical doctor, Chugbo Emeka, has died of coronavirus, the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) announced On Wednesday via a post on the association’s Twitter handle.

The doctor reportedly died on Wednesday, at the isolation ward of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), after being exposed to a COVID-19 patient.


NMA LAGOS regrets to announce the death of Dr. Chugbo Emeka at the LUTH isolation ward. He died on 15/04/2020.He was a Private Medical Practitioner who was exposed to a confirmed case of COVID-19.
We condole with his family and d medical community for this painful loss.
NMA Lagos

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So far, a total of 373 cases of coronavirus had been confirmed in 19 states across Nigeria and the federal capital territory (FCT). Out of that figure, 214 were recorded in Lagos.

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