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COVID-19: Enugu nurse infected, 25 doctors, others proceed on self-isolation

by OtownGist

There is tension at the National Orthopaedic Hospital, Enugu as over 25 doctors, nurses and other non-health workers were asked to go into isolation for 14 days after a nurse tested positive for coronavirus.

A doctor working at the hospital told The PUNCH on condition of anonymity that a staff nurse had tested positive to COVID-19 some days back.

He said, “We suspected that she contracted COVID-19 from her husband who was said to have tested positive to the virus. So, on Monday, we were asked to go into 14-day isolation.”

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The State Chairman, Nigerian Medical Association, Dr Ike Okwesili, warned that more hospitals in the state could be affected.

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