#Covid19 patients in Gombe hit the streets, protest hunger in isolation’ (Photos, Video)

Some coronavirus patients on Tuesday staged a protest in Gombe state over inadequate supply of food and medical attention

The patients reportedly destroyed some equipment at the Federal Teaching Hospital where they are being treated.

They later came out of the isolation centre walking the street protesting over the ill treatment given to them by their state Government.

They were said to have blocked the Gombe/ Biu road, chanting anti-government songs.

Some of them reportedly went to unknown locations after the protest while others returned to the centre.

It was gathered that while the protest at the hospital was ongoing, some COVID-19 patients at Kwadon Isolation Centre in Yamaltu Deba local government area of Gombe, took to the streets, also lamenting poor treatment.


In a video posted online, one of the patients was heard saying he had been abandoned since officials of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) brought him to the hospital three days ago.

He said he had not been given drugs and was left on his own alongside some patients admitted to the hospital over COVID-19.

Another said only vitamin C drug had been given to him since he got to the centre earlier in the week.

Gombe state has recorded 96 cases of coronavirus.

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