Fourteen health workers have tested positive for coronavirus in Katsina. This was disclosed by the governor of the state, Aminu Masari on Monday.
He said the health workers were among the 37 new COVID-19 cases recorded between 2nd and 4th May in Katsina.
Masari said the health workers were not specifically working on coronavirus-related issues but got contracted through consultations of patients at various clinics across the state.
“So far, we have 75 positive cases for now in the state , out of them six has been discharged from the isolation centres.
“Of the 37 new cases that were recorded, 14 are medical staff—Doctors, Nurses and auxiliary staff but these are not medical personnel working directly with the COVID-19 patients.
“These were doctors and nurses that treated patients who came with the normal symptoms that later tuned out to be COVID-19. 10 of them are in Federal Medical Centre and four in a private hospital” “22 of the remaining 23 are right inside here in Katsina while one in Daura,” he said. ?
President Muhammadu Buhari is from Daura, Katsina State.
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