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Another UCH worker tests positive for COVID-19

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Kaduna discharges one covid-19 patient

Another staff of the University College Hospital, Ibadan has tested positive for COVID-19.

According to a statement released Saturday by UCH COVID-19 media team, the patient is a health worker in the hospital’s surgical unit.

Recall that the Chief Medical Director of UCH, Jesse Otegbayo sometime ago contracted the dreaded virus but recovered four days after.

Announcing the latest victim of the disease, UCH media team said:

“The member of staff in question is in good health and is receiving the necessary support while the routine contact tracing and relevant infection control protocols instituted.

“Consequently as at 4 pm, Friday, 8th May 2020, we have one new case of COVID-19 confirmed. The total number of COVID-19 patients that the Hospital has attended to is now 11 (eleven). Out of these, six patients were managed as in-patients in the isolation unit or other locations in the Hospital, two of which were discharged after being declared free from the virus from results of investigations done.

“One patient was however transferred to Lagos for further treatment. Regrettably, Two deaths occurred.

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“Presently, there are three active confirmed cases of COVID-19 being managed by staff of the Hospital. one of these is on admission while the other two are being managed at home.”

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