The Medical Guild in Lagos has announced that three medical doctors at the Alimosho General Hospital and Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja, have tested positive for Coronavirus.
According to a statement signed by the Chairman and Secretary of the guild, Dr Oluwajimi Sodipo and Dr Ismail Ajibowo respectively, the three affected doctors have been admitted at different isolation facilities in Lagos for treatment and are in stable conditions.
”Since the incidents, we have been working with our Reps in those centres and the Medical Directors to ensure testing of those involved, with a plan for care in the unfortunate incident of positive cases. We regrettably want to inform that we have 3 colleagues who have tested positive ( from Alimosho and LASUTH) and they have been admitted at the various isolation centres. Thankfully they are all stable as we speak.
“The Guild has been providing support to them while we await results from other centres.” The statement reads
This comes after the Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, on Thursday disclosed that about 40 medical personnel have tested positive to the virus.