There was disorder at the Gbagada General Hospital, Lagos, on Thursday when four white men suspected to have coronavirus were brought to the crisis ward of the medical clinic for treatment.
As indicated by sources at the emergency clinic, the men said to be Egyptians, were acquired a private vehicle around 12 PM, with one of them hacking wildly and demonstrating different side effects of coronavirus.
One of the sources, who talked with Sunday PUNCH, stated, “It was around 12 PM that they went to the medical clinic and I was on the job that day.
“Thus, when they found a workable pace ward, attendants and specialists on the job turned out to take care of them. Yet, after finding a workable pace, they saw that the four inhabitants were whites with one of them basically sick and hacking wildly.
“Promptly the medical attendants and specialists saw them, they all fled.
“A portion of the medical attendants started to yell ‘this is coronavirus! Coronavirus isn’t my segment. God preclude! Here isn’t IDH (Infectious Disease Hospital), Yaba, if it’s not too much trouble go there. Where is security? Security, if it’s not too much trouble come and send these individuals out of this spot.’
“At the point when the shouting turned out to be excessively, a portion of the security watches working that day brought fortitude from far off and requested them out of the emergency clinic, since they also were apprehensive and they drove out.
“They were not permitted to descend from their vehicle.
“Everyone ran in light of the fact that a portion of the specialists said the indications that they saw were plainly that of COVID-19.
“Their visit genuinely caused uproar at the medical clinic.”
Another specialist in the medical clinic, who additionally talked on state of namelessness, said after the episode the administration chose to banish outsiders from the emergency clinic.
The source stated, “All laborers at the emergency clinic have been cautioned not to take care of outsiders. Furthermore, anyone whose internal heat level is above 40’C isn’t permitted in.” The source included, “The circumstance (nearness of the four white men) influenced patients on affirmation the same number of individuals pulled back their wiped out family members and friends and family after the episode.”
The Medical Director of the clinic, Dr. Adeleke Kaka, who affirmed the occurrence, notwithstanding, said it was just a single Egyptian suspected to have coronavirus that was brought to the medical clinic, not four.
Kaka stated, “The person was suspected to have COVID-19 by the specialist that saw him in a private emergency clinic and alluded him to the Gbagada General Hospital. He was sent to Mainland Hospital for additional assessment and testing.”
In any case, he denied claims that wellbeing laborers in the emergency clinic fled when they saw the four men.