- A social media fitness influencer Dmitry Stuzhuk passed away from COVID-19 after saying that he does not believe that the virus exists
- He was taken to the hospital after testing positive and recovered, but later had heart complications from the disease
- The fitness junkie shared that he did not believe the disease existed until he got sick
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A social media fitness influencer has passed away from COVID-19 after saying that the virus does not exist. The influencer, Dmitriy Stuzhuk who was 33-years-old caught the virus during a trip to Turkey. He was taken to the hospital upon returning to his native country Ukraine after testing positive.
Stuzhuk who was famous for promoting a healthy lifestyle was discharged from the hospital after eight days. However, the virus caused heart complications. He was rushed back to the hospital and his ex-wife Sophia reported that he had been unconscious and in a grave condition.
She told her followers: "He has problems with his cardiovascular system. His heart is not coping."
Later, Sophia announced his death saying that warm memories will remain with three kids and a beautiful experience. Stuzhuk posted on social media from his hospital bed, saying he woke up in Turkey that morning struggling to breathe.
The fitness junkie told his 1.1 million followers that he wanted to share how he got COVID-19.
"I was one who thought that COVID does not exist. Until I got sick," he added.
Rest in peace.
In other news, Briefly.co.za previously reported that a bright African lady was awarded worldwide best worker 2020 by Wikipedia. Sandister Tei, a Ghanaian Wikimedian and journalist, has been awarded as the 2020 Wikimedian of the year by the worldwide organization. A report by medium.com indicates that Tei contributed heavily to the Wikipedia articles about Covid-19's effects in Ghana, ensuring the public record included Ghana in the story of how the pandemic is shaping the world.
This year, as the pandemic forced the user group to cancel in-person events and gatherings, Sandister helped the general public stay connected and informed, which qualified her for the coveted award.
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