Nigerian Nurse In the U.S Dies from Coronavirus


A Nigerian nurse in the United States has died after contracting the novel coronavirus, COVID-19.

Ugonwa Okeke passed away last week after a battle with the illness which has taken the world by storm.

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Heartbroken friends and family members took to social media to mourn her passing.

“With sad heart we announce the death of our own Ugonwa Okeke (Health Care Worker) – New Jersey of COVID-19. Lost hers whilst saving others.” a close family source wrote on Facebook.

Ugonwa was a graduate of the University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) who moved to the U.S several years back to work as a healthcare provider.

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Unfortunately, her dream became a nightmare after the Coronavirus pandemic hit, putting healthcare workers at huge risk.

May she rest in peace.

Source: GhanaCelebrities.Com



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