Nigerian Coronavirus Patient Shares Details On How She was Infected

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Nigerian Coronavirus Patient Shares Details On How She was  Infected And ‘Daily’ Symptoms.

A Twitter user, @d_psycho_guru who tested positive to coronavirus, has shared details on how she contracted the virus, as well as her symptoms

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Taking to her twitter page, she revealed how a cough from someone started the whole illness.

She wrote;

I just tested positive for the coronavirus. I’m too weak even to feel sorry for myself, but I intend to share my symptoms to allow people to identify and self-isolate immediately, to avoid infecting others quickly.

6th March: someone coughed into my face mistakenly, while speaking to me (yes run away from people that are coughing). I don’t know why the staff came to work knowing he had a cough.

9th: I had my first diarrhea.

10th: I woke up on the 10th with a sore throat. I felt like I had a film in my throat, but it wasn’t sawed. Diarrhoea again. Also, I felt bloated. Also, I felt dizzy while in the car; but this is normal, so it didn’t bother me.

11th: I woke up with puffy eyes. Like, actual SWOLLEN eyes. Sneezed a few, but hey, that’s normal in the UK. I lost my appetite. A bit fatigued. Later at night, my coughing intensified.

12th: my temperature soared to 40degs. I was coughing hysterically, but there was no phlegm coming out. I started sneezing. My Voice sounded like I had a cold. I was weak and tired. My throat felt itchy.

13th: coughing & Sneezinf intensified. Rib cage hurt. No appetite. Loss of breath. The temperature dropped to 36. Quite fatigued but went to the store for supplies (found none, by the way, thanks to Britain!). Couldn’t take deep breaths

14th: woke up with a headache & extremely sore ribs from the coughing. I suspected chest infection. The temperature rose back to 40. Coughed more. I sneezed more. Actually felt down. Voice sounded weak and flu-like. Couldn’t make a complete sentence w/o gasping.

15th: got admitted to the hospital. Temp at 40deg. Coughed more. I sneezed hysterically. Was weak—lost mobility. I Was in pains (back, ribs), No appetite, extremely thirsty.

The x-ray showed a chest infection. I was placed on antibiotics and painkillers. Voice sounded so weak and flu-like.

16th: felt ok. Coughing reduced drastically and sneezed less. Was stronger.

I worked from home. Couldn’t laugh cos rib still hurt. THIRSTY. Temp at 36-37. Slowly gained mobility. Voice still weak and flu-like. Throat felt better.

17th: felt better. Walked faster. Extremely THIRSTY. Temp at 36. dizzy. Had more appetite. I Had hallucinations—temporary loss of recent memory. I couldn’t speak much. Vomited. Fatigued. No sense of taste or smell. No sneezing coughed twice. I coughed up phlegm.

18th: Temp at 37. Well enough to type this and work from home. No sense of taste or smell. No appetite. Thirsty. Voice sounds weak and flu-like. Short breaths. Swollen eyes. Coughing up phlegm and hurting eye socket.

My symptoms were this severe, and my incubation period was shorter because I have an underlying health condition. My healthy husband is wonderful, just fatigue, and occasional coughing. I will update this as I go.

 


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