25 doctors, others proceed on self-isolation as Enugu nurse tests positive to COVID-19

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 hospitalwho spoke on condition of anonymity, said 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.”

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