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Ukrainian fitness influencer, Dmitriy Stuzhuk.
Sakeena Banday, Staff Reporter
Dmitriy Stuzhuk, a 33-year-old Ukrainian fitness influencer, who believed that the coronavirus disease does not exist has died after a battle with complications of COVID-19.
His ex-wife Sofia Stuzhuk confirmed the news of Stuzhuk’s death in her heartbreaking Instagram post.
Sofia Stuzhuk shared a family photo on her Instagram.
Sofia told her 5.3m followers that he had problems with his cardiovascular system and his heart is not coping. His state is extremely grave.
Dimitry Stuzhuk had over 1.1 million followers and he tested positive for the virus after a recent trip to Turkey and was subsequently admitted to a hospital.
Dmitriy Stuzhuk poses with his daughter. File
The father of three kids came back from Turkey and told his followers that he believed COVID-19 should be taken seriously.
He wrote on his Instagram, “I thought that there was no Covid, until I got sick”. COVID-19 disease is not Epheme. Short-lived! And heavy.”
The body-building enthusiast was hospitilised for eight days and was allowed for home treatment on October 15. Next day, he died of the virus.
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