- A man shared his tragic story of how his aunt was discharged from hospital despite having severe Covid-19 symptoms
- She died shortly after and he is not sure how to proceed with the funeral
- He feels that the process for this situation he and his family find themselves in is flawed from the government's side
A man, a performing artist who goes by the name Shade, shared his tragic story online of how his aunt was rushed to hospital with severe Covid-19 symptoms. She was discharged from the hospital without being tested.
She recently passed away and the family is concerned about how to proceed with funeral arrangements.
Briefly.co.za learned that with 8 people in the household, he fears that a lot of people are at risk.
"My aunt was rushed to Odi Hospital on Sunday with serious #Covid19InSA symptoms and she was discharged on Monday untested. She just passed and we don't know what level of caution to take as we interact in arranging the funeral. It's 8 people in that household! Flawed process."
Social media users passed on their condolences and offered advice.
In other news, Briefly.co.za reported that five medical doctors, two ambulance drivers and one emergency worker were among the people who tested positive for Covid-19 in Benue state.
The disclosure was made on Tuesday by the deputy governor of the state, Benson Abounu, Nigerian Tribune reports.
Briefly.co.za gathers that Benson, who is also the chairman of the state's committee on Covid-19, said the state recorded the first fatality on Monday.
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