- A video of a Ghanaian indigene resident in Italy, identified as Ali Shaibu, who died amid the coronavirus pandemic scare has popped up
- Ali Shaibu allegedly died on April 4, 2020, after he fell sick and became bed-ridden for two weeks
- Social media user, Suleman Abass Ridwan Maiyaki, shared the video and a photo on social media
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A video of a 24-year-old Ghanaian based in Italy, Ali Shaibu, who allegedly died after being bed-ridden for weeks at an immigrant camp in the country has emerged online.
YEN.com.gh previously reported that Shaibu travelled from Ghana to Italy to seek greener pastures.
According to Suleman Abass Ridwan Maiyaki, who is a social media user and neighbour of Shaibu, he died on April 4, 2020.
He disclosed that the young man had been sick for two weeks and they had tried to reach an ambulance, but the operators did not send a dispatch.
Suleman Abass Ridwan Maiyaki, shared the video that showed emergency workers in COVID-19 PPEs, who had come to collect the remains of the deceased amid the coronavirus pandemic in Italy which has claimed thousands of lives in the country.
Suleman Abass Ridwan Maiyaki narrates that Shaibu had fallen sick for two weeks and remained bed-ridden but they managed to get him drugs the night before he died.
Meanwhile, worldometers.info reports that Italy has 124,632 confirmed coronavirus cases with over 15,000 deaths and more than 20,000 recoveries as of April 5, 2020.
According to the BBC, more than a million cases of coronavirus have been registered globally, the latest figures are from Johns Hopkins University.
As reported previously, Ghana now has 214 confirmed coronavirus cases with five deaths and three recoveries.
In other news, Ghana’s President Akufo-Addo has delivered his fifth address to the nation in the wake and spread of the coronavirus pandemic that has compelled the government to take stringent measures to stem its spread.
In a televised broadcast to the nation on Sunday, April 5, 2020, the president delivered an update on the latest enhanced measures taken by the government in the fight for the preventive and containment of the coronavirus pandemic.
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