Ogun: 8 FMC Staff, Including Doctors, Test Positive For COVID - 19 - THE DAILY CRUCIBLE



Friday, June 26, 2020

Ogun: 8 FMC Staff, Including Doctors, Test Positive For COVID - 19

Eight staffers of Federal Medical Centre, Idi-Aba, Abeokuta have tested positive for the novel corona virus.

The affected staff consisted of  Medical Doctors ,Nurses  and an Administration staff.

They were part of the team which had contact with  a two and half years old  coronavirus positive toddler currently receiving treatment at the Centre's Isolation ward, The Daily Crucible learnt.

The covid-19 positive status of the affected staff was detected during the round of contact tracing carried out by the hospital Infection Control Team.

However, none of the staff had so far showed the symptoms of corona virus, according to Segun Orisajo, Head, Public Relations and Information, in a statement issued on Thursday on behalf of the Medical Director, Prof. Adewale Musa-Olomu and sighted by The Daily Crucible

Prof. Musa-Olomu said although none of the staff is asymptomatic ,they have been asked to proceed on self isolation  and basic  treatment commenced for them.

The Medical Director 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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