Jason Njoku Narrates How His 73-yr-old Mom Survived Coronavirus

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Nigerian entrepreneur and CEO of has shared the story of how his aged mother narrowly escaped being a casualty of .

Mr. Njoku took to his Twitter account to give the narration, revealing that his mother was a healthcare worker for 25 years.
The businessman said that beginning from the 14th of March, 2020, his mother started showing all the symptoms of COVID-19.

At the urging of he and his wife, his mother went to the hospital where she was placed on admission. That was on the 17th of March.

On the 21st of March, the old woman’s lungs were on the verge of collapse as she battled with Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS).

The medical personnel prepped her for ICU and intubation as Mr. Njoku and his wife began praying for her. She was 73 and already, six persons in her ward (who were n their 20s, 40s, 50s, and 60s) had died.

Mr. Njoku’s mother had diabetes and even with a lot of oxygen she still struggled to breathe. This made the medical staff contemplate putting her on a ventilator.

Using a ventilator on the aged woman meant that her breathing would be totally dependent on the machine.

But as events turned out, she didn’t need the ventilator. On the night of Sunday 21st, her condition started to improve and yesterday she was taken home.
Mr. Njoku thanked the staff of NHS for looking after his mother and called COVID-19 the gravest threat to humanity.

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He said the pandemic was serious and admonished the public to follow the safety precautions like washing of the hands and avoiding handshakes.

Jason Njoku is married to Bollywood actress Mary Njoku. They have three children – a boy and two girls.

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