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Nigerian student dies of coronavirus, after being denied test in US


A young Nigerian student who was set to graduate in a few weeks has died after contracting the deadly Coronavirus disease on Saturday, 28 March in United State.

This final year student identified as Bassey Offiong reportedly died of Coronavirus after allegedly being turned down several times for the coronavirus test in the Kalamazoo area.

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According to the report, the 25-year-old was living off-campus, despite having fever, fatigue and shortness of breath he was denied the Coronavirus test.

Sharing the news, Bassey’s sister, Asari Offiong said;

“I told him to ask them to test him, he said they refused to test him. One medical staffer told him he had bronchitis, I know God has him in his presence, he loves God.

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