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Top Lagos Doctor Dies Of Corona Virus lnfection

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By Glam & Essence

A renowned Lagos doctor, Dr Segun George,who owns a private hospital, Jaiyeola Hospital in the Bariga area of Lagos has died of the Corona virus infection. Known for being very dedicated, unassuming, Dr Segun was said to be well loved by members of his church, the All Saints Anglican Church,Yaba,as he is known to render medical services to parishioners at no cost.He passed away on tuesday mornin,after battling with complications arising from the virus for six weeks.Sources said that Dr Segun George was infected by an unknown patient who came for medical treatment in his hospital.
It was soon noticed that he started having the symptoms of the virus in the first week of April, starting with a serious cough. As a result,he went to the Infectious Disease Hospital,Yaba, where he tested positive for the virus.
The news of his test led him to get his family tested also,and all his five family members tested positive.
The Doctor remained at IDH, Yaba for his treatment due to its seriousness ,while his family members were taken to the Onikan Isolation Centre.
Though his family members all recovered from the virus infection and were discharged ,but Dr George was not that lucky,he lost the battle for his life to the virus.Presently,the hospital has been closed to allow for the building to be fumigated,with staffs all being ask to be tested as well.

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