10 doctors test positive for Coronavirus in Kano after treating infected patients

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10 doctors test positive for Coronavirus in Kano after treating infected patients

10 doctors who work with Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH) have reportedly tested positive for Coronavirus, after treating patients who came to the hospital with symptoms of Coronavirus. 

 

Chairman of the hospital’s branch of Association of Resident Doctors, Abubakar Nagoma confirmed this on Monday May 4. He told Premium Times that the affected health professionals include resident doctors who are undergoing training and consultant doctors.

 

Nagoma said; 

 

“We have resident and consultant doctors that were tested positive of COVID-19 in Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital. 

“About ten doctors are confirmed positive with COVID-19. Eight of them are already in isolation centre, while the remaining two are in self isolation at their homes because they do not have any symptom. All their close contact have been traced.

“There are more test results that are yet to be out for doctors and other health workers of the hospital that were screened last week. The number of those…



Source: Linda Ikeji