Coronavirus: Doctor tests positive while treating pregnant woman in Ekiti

April 21, 2020
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A medical doctor has tested positive to Coronavirus in Ekiti state making it the fourth case in the state.

The Ekiti State Government said on Tuesday that the medical doctor was working with a private clinic before contracting the virus while treating the third index case, a 29-year old pregnant woman.

The Commissioner for Health, Mojisola Yaya-Kolade, who made these known to journalists in Ado Ekiti, said only one doctor tested positive, with 15 others turning out negative among the samples taken to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control.

” We have one doctor who tested positive and he is being treated at the isolation centre, but others were negative,” he said.

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