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Pregnant Woman Dies of Coronavirus in Abeokuta

A pregnant woman has reportedly died of coronavirus at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Abeokuta, Ogun State.

The woman was said to have visited the Obstetrics and Gynaecology unit of the hospital before the incident happened.

She was said to have developed coronavirus complications and tested for the disease but died before her positive report came out.

The woman was tested alongside two others, a male who tested positive and a female who tested negative.

The male patient had been reportedly transferred to the isolation centre at Ikenne while the remains of the woman had been deposited at the hospital morgue.

The Public Relations Officer of the hospital, Mr. Segun Orisajo, when contacted, said he could not confirm the incident.

The state Commissioner for Health, Dr. Tomi Coker also confirmed the death of the patient but said she was yet to be briefed on the results.

Wale Oluokun

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