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COVID-19: Doctors, health workers asked to go on isolation as nurse tests positive in Orthopedic hospital, Enugu

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, reports Punch.

A doctor working at the hospital told 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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