It prices over N400,000 to deal with one COVID-19 affected person – Gov El-Rufai
Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has revealed that it prices over N400,000 to deal with a coronavirus affected person.
Governor El-Rufai made the declare when he addressed conventional rulers within the state on methods to curb the unfold of the COVID-19 on Tuesday.
The Governor mentioned the State has to bear the price of remedy of sufferers as a result of many Nigerians can not afford the payments.
He defined, “Regardless that we’ve had very profitable instances of remedy, Your Eminence, it’s a very costly course of.
“The final time I obtained the report, it value about N400,000 to deal with one Coronavirus affected person.
“As a result of he must be remoted, he must be fed and the price of medication has elevated and even the non-public protecting gear the medical doctors treating them should put on whenever you add all this up it the common value of remedy is over N400,000 per individual.
“It’s a massive drain on the treasury of the Authorities and now we have to bear the price as a result of if we are saying that individuals ought to pay for the remedy of Coronavirus that may open the unfold as a result of who will pay N400,000 even within the authorities hospitals for remedy.
“So Your Royal Highnesses, this can be a battle that’s but to be received till we get vaccines and hopefully given a remedy.”