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Edo: Pregnant woman, 15 others die of COVID-19



The Edo State authorities has confirmed the dying of a pregnant girl at Stella Obasanjo Hospital in Benin and 15 others in different COVID-19 amenities.

Coronavirus Case Administration chief, Dr. Ebomwonyi Osagie made the disclosure at a briefing on Monday.

The official confirmed that the victims weren’t vaccinated.

The pregnant girl, 33, died three hours after presentation on the Stella Obasanjo Hospital.

She was about 28 weeks pregnant and was battling with pre-eclampsia.

Osagie stated the deceased had COVID-19, which pushed her extra towards creating pre-eclampsia after which dying.


Some ladies have pre-eclampsia and are efficiently managed, the official famous.

“The affected person died three hours after presentation, which implies that there’s little that might have been accomplished to handle the scenario,” he stated.

Osagie appealed to non-public hospital to let sufferers go very early for therapy.

He added that of 537 samples had been collected, 103 recovered and discharged, and 16 deaths recorded inside 48hours.

“We’ve got 70 folks in admission, 296 folks in dwelling care, 344 discharged and 50 deaths, for the reason that outbreak of the pandemic,” Osagie stated.

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