patient had been forced out of the treatment center by his relatives, while the
patient said that the doctors had approved his discharge.
case of COVID-19 at the Federal Medical Center in Asaba, Delta State, has
continued to generate controversy in the state.
53-year-old patient, Michael Mordi, was forced out of the treatment centre by
his relatives, while the patient said doctors approved his discharged from the
Hospital, Agbor, was said to have tested positive on May 23 and was admitted at
the COVID-19 treatment centre in the state.
Ononye, in a statement on Tuesday expressed displeasure with the uncooperative
stance of the patient since his admission at the centre.
against all medical advice, Michael Mordi, obviously consenting, was forcefully
removed from the treatment centre by seven men who claimed to be his relatives
and they did not wear any protective coverings.”
with our correspondent, Mordi said he was at his residence in Agbor, adding
that he was allowed to go by his caregivers.
relatives came to take me home. Nobody forced me out of the place.”
symptoms of the disease, alleging that he was overdosed during his stay at the
there were no symptoms of the disease. It was weighing me down and having
adverse effect on me.
every morning and evening for the past 10 days.”