Ekiti doctor tests positive for COVID-19

Ekiti State Commissioner for Health, Dr Mojisola Yaya-Kolade, on Tuesday confirmed that a medical doctor in Ekiti State contracted COVID-19 while treating the third case in the state.

Yaya-Kolade said that the doctor, who is now the fourth case in the state, was at present receiving treatment at the state Isolation Centre. The first two cases in the state had been treated and discharged.

The doctor was said to have contracted the disease while treating a pregnant 29-year old woman, a health official with the  Lagos State Government, who sneaked into the state and received treatment in three different hospitals before COVID-19 test was conducted on her.

Yaya-Kolade said, “We have one doctor who tested positive and he is being treated at the isolation centre. The results of 15 others tested for COVID-19 turned out to be negative.”
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