By Michael Adesanya/Abeokuta
Federal Medical Centre Idi-Aba, Abeokuta, Ogun state on Sunday confirmed another three new patients of the novel coronavirus.
The three patients, according to a statement by the hospital’s Head of Public Relations and Information, Mr. Segun Orisajo, were all adult males. He said one of the victims died before the sample result came out.
The deceased, a 58 year-old was a known patient with history of hypertension and diabetes, revealing he was admitted into the Centre last Thursday and being managed for ischaemic stroke.
He said the victim died on Friday following clinical deterioration and noted that, his corpse has been deposited in the Morgue.
He added that, the second patient, a 65 year-old man who lives in Obada Oko, near, Abeokuta was admitted last Tuesday and being managed for pulmonary tuberculosis.
Orisajo maintained that, all medical and health personnel who attended to the three cases took all necessary precautionary and personal safety measures.
He said arrangements are in progress for the evacuation of the two patients to the Ogun state Isolation Centre.