Two doctors at the Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital, Edo State have tested positive for Coronavirus. According to Punch, there have been panic at the hospital as they are of Pathology and Obsteteics and Gyecology department respectively.
According to one of the doctors who spoke to newsmen, said the two doctors are currently in their different homes undergoing the 14-day isolation.The two doctors became infected after attending to patients without protective gears unknown to them, the patients were positive carries of the virus. The doctors began to show signs and symptoms related to that of the Coronavirus. Test ran on them shows they were positive.
This has increased the number of cases in the country with Lagos state still the highest in the country with over 109 cases. It is disappointing that doctors who are meant to advise the general public on the use of protective gears still attends to patients without protective gears.