COVID-19 kills UK-based Nigerian doctor, wife 10 days apart19 kills UK-based Nigerian doctor, wife 10 days apart

A Nigerian couple based in the United Kingdom (UK), James Oniah and Mary, has been reported dead just 10 days apart after contracting coronavirus in the foreign land.
According to The Nation, James, a retired radiologist Oniah (79 years old) died on Friday, April 24, while his wife passed on Monday, May 4.
Dr Oniah, who hailed from Onitsha, studied at the University of Sussex, and Mary was her husbands’s care home director.
It is believed that Mrs. Oniah contracted the virus during her job as a Regional Director for a care home provider before her 79-year-old husband was also struck down. They both died at King George Hospital in Ilford, East London.
One of the three children of the couple, Oke Oniah, told UK press that his family is still coming to terms with their tragic deaths.
His wife, late Mary trained as a nurse and a midwife at the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) in Lusaka, Zambia and St Georges and Roehampton University Teaching Hospital in South London and palliative care nursing at City, University of London.

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