Nigerian student who is to graduate in weeks dies in the US After he was refused to test for Covod19
A 25 year old Nigerian student Bassey Offiong, who is set to graduate in just few weeks from now has reportedly died after he contracted the deadly coronavirus disease in US.
Bassey, who was expected to graduate with a chemical engineering degree reportedly died on Saturday 28th March after he contracted coronavirus. He was allegedly turned down several times when he submitted himself for testing at the Kalamazoo area while he was living on campus, despite him showing symptoms of fever fartigue and shortness of breath.
The deceased sister Asari Offiong said, “I told him to ask them to test him. He said they refused to test him. One medical personnel told him he had bronchitis. I know God has him in his presence. He loved God”.
Bassey was said to have been hospitalized at the Beaumont in Royal Oak and spent the last week on a ventilator in an intensive care unit of the hospital.
Source: Linda Ikeji blog.