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Fitness influencer, who believed Covid-19 doesn’t exist, dies from the virus

"I also thought that there was no Covid. Until I got sick," Dmitriy Stuzhuk writes before passing away

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, Oct. 18 — A 33-year-old Ukrainian influencer, Dmitriy Stuzhuk, once thought that the disease () does not exist has died from the . His ex-wife Sofia Stuzhuk confirmed the news of Stuzhuk’s on her profile.

After Stuzhuk was rushed back to the , Sofia said he was in a “grave condition” and unconscious. She told her followers that he had “problems with his cardiovascular system… his heart is not coping. His state is extremely grave. No-one can do anything with this,” Sky News reported.

“I did everything I could so the father of my three children lives. But nothing depends on me now,” she added. She later announced his , saying, “Dima is no longer with . His heart could not stand”.

Stuzhuk had shared his experience with his 1.1 million followers on his Instagram handle on October 15. He wrote, “I also thought that there was no Covid. Until I got sick”. “COVID-19 DISEASE IS NOT EPHEME (short-lived)! And heavy,” he had said.

Stuzhuk developed breathing problems and stomach-ache while he was in . After returning from , he tested positive for Covid-19 and was subsequently admitted to a hospital. After eight days of hospitalisation, the body-building enthusiast was allowed for home on October 15. Next day, he died of the virus.

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