Ogun State : 8 FMC workers test positive to COVID-19

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Some hospital workers in Ogun State test positive to COVID-19

Ogun State : 8 FMC workers test positive to COVID-19

About 8 FMC Ogun State workers have tested positive to the deadly coronavirus disease.

Mr Segun Orisajo, Head of Public Relations and Information of the hospital, confirmed this in a statement on Friday in Abeokuta.⁣

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Orisajo said that the affected workers consisted of medical doctors, nurses and an administration personnel.⁣

He said they were part of the team which had contact with a two-and-half-year-old positive toddler currently receiving treatment at the centre’s isolation ward.⁣

Orisajo noted that the positive status of the affected staff was detected during the round of contact tracing carried out by the hospital’s Infection Control Team.⁣

According to him, none of them has so far showed symptoms of the virus.⁣

“The Medical Director, Prof. Adewale 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.⁣

He 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 for workers and patients,” Orisajo said.⁣

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