Video showing corpses of COVID-19 patients being wrapped up for burial in Lagos

Video showing corpses of COVID-19 patients being wrapped up for burial in Lagos

A Nigerian man identified with the Twitter handle, @AmeenJimoh, has taken to the micro-blogging platform to share a video clip showing the moment corpses of COVID-19 patients were being wrapped up for burial in Lagos state.

According to the man who witnessed the moment corpses were loaded into a van at the Infectious Disease Hospital in Yaba, he took a sick friend to the hospital for treatment, only to see 7 people die in the space of 14 hours.

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He went on to describe the relaxation of the lockdown as the worst idea anyone could conceive as the daily cases is now more than the capacity of the isolation centers in Lagos state. He wrote;

“Stay at home or be extremely cautious.

I have seen 7 people die in a space of 14 hours. A man died in his car, another was brought in the afternoon, died at night. It’s no fuvking joke. Relaxing this lockdown is the worst idea anyone could conceive. The daily cases occurring is more than the capacity of the isolation centres in Lagos combined.

Secondly the daily cases aren’t daily per se ad the results don’t often come out immediately, there’s a lag. Health care officials are doing the most. The hospitals are stressed, this is the worst time to fall ill or catch a serious flu, you’d be turned away, and serve around till you probably die.

This was the case in Lagos Island general hospital. A young man died on the bare floor with just boxers on, the only treatment he was given was “FANTA”. The hospitals are stressed. We are on our own. Stay safe!”

Watch video below;

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