A policeman who tested positive for Coronavirus has died at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Idi-Aba, Abeokuta, Ogun State.
The management of the hospital confirmed this in a statement issued on Sunday by the Head, Public Relations and Information, Segun Orisajo.
The hospital PRO said the late officer was brought to the hospital about three days ago but died the same day. According to Orisajo, all the staff who attended to the deceased are currently on self-isolation for two weeks.
He added that the body of the deceased was being prepared for release to his family for burial in strict compliance with the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) guidelines.
He said: “The Centre has recorded the death of a patient who tested positive for coronavirus.
“The deceased, a Force man presented in the General Outpatients department about three days ago. He later died the same day.
“The result of his test returned this morning positive. His body is being prepared for release to his family for burial in strict compliance with World Health Organisations guidelines.
“All staff who came in contact with the deceased are currently on self-isolation.”