Nigerians have expressed outrage following the death of a man who died of Coronavirus at Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) after lying about his travel history upon being admitted at the medical facility.

Recall Punch reported that the man who died is a 55-year-old hypertensive and diabetic patient who was presented to LUTH’s emergency unit on Thursday night with “malaise, tremors, and fever.” The hospital only discovered after his death that he had Coronavirus. A Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test was done on his blood posthumously and it tested positive for Coronavirus.

When the man’s family members were confronted by doctors with the test result, they disclosed that they withheld his travel history information and likely COVID-19 infection because they were afraid that the hospital would reject him.

Nigerian doctor, Olufunmilayo who corroborated the claim disclosed that 4 doctors have gone into isolation following their exposure to the late Coronavirus patient, whose family lied about his symptoms and hid the fact that he just came back from Europe.

He tweeted;
4 specialists in LUTH Lagos have gone into disengagement at this very moment. They were presented to a patient in the mishap and crisis room whose family has lied about his side effects and shrouded the way that he just returned from Europe. In the event that your family is a wellbeing laborer, Pls petition God for them.

The patient was placed in a similar open space with numerous different patients who were likewise in the LUTH crisis room. Specialists, medical attendants, cleaners, and other wellbeing laborers have been presented to the man. The patient is presently dead. What’s more, he is affirmed positive for Coronavirus.

So as we talk now Numerous specialists, medical caretakers, wellbeing laborers who took care of that understanding without extraordinary assurance outfit may have contracted the infection. But you are a wellbeing laborer at the battlefront, you will never comprehend that regularly busy working, these individuals’ lives are in danger.
He also shared a video of moment NCDC officials moved the corpse of the man after his death; 

And here his dead body is being moved by the NCDC:

Nigerians are now calling for the arrest and possible prosecution of the family members of the deceased, who endangered the lives of many with the information they withheld.