8 Doctors, Nurses Test Positive For COVID-19 In FMC Abeokuta

8 Doctors, Nurses Test Positive For COVID-19 In FMC Abeokuta

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Medics work at the coronavirus isolation centre at the Mbagathi Hospital in Nairobi, Kenya, March 6, 2020. | Fred Mutune/Xinhua
Staff of the Federal Medical Centre, FMC, Idi-Aba, Abeokuta have tested positive for COVID-19.
The affected staff comprise doctors, nurses and an administrative staff.
The head of Public Relations and Information, Segun Orisajo Orisajo made this known in a press statement on Friday, June 26, 2020.
The cases had contact with a two and half years old coronavirus positive toddler currently receiving treatment at the Centre’s Isolation ward.
Orisajo disclosed the cases detected during the round of contact tracing carried out by the hospital Infection Control Team.

None of the infected staff have shown any symptoms of coronavirus.
The Medical Director, Prof. Adewale Musa-Olomu said the staff are currently self-isolated and are being treated.
He wished and prayed for the quick recovery of the staff even as he expressed confidence that they will soon return to their duty post.
He reiterated his earlier assurances about the safety of the Centre, both for the workers and patients.


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