FMC Umuahia Chief Medical Officer reportedly dies of COVID-19

By Henry Okonkwo

The Chief Medical Officer of the Federal Medical Centre, Umuahia, Abia State, Dr Udo Orji Nnorom, has been reported dead.

Dr Nnorom, a native of Nde Owuu in Arochukwu, Abia, multiple sources revealed, reportedly died in the early hours of Sunday, September 12.

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Although information as to the cause and circumstances of his death is yet to be confirmed, AF24NEWS gathered from sources close to the family that Dr Nnorom might have died from COVID-19 complications.

“The Chief Medical Officer of FMC Umuahia died early this morning. He was my childhood friend from Arochukwu. He got COVID last week. Tested positive, got ill and dead in about 6 Days”, the source said.

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