150 Health Workers Contract COVID-19 In Nasarawa

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By Chris Nyamtu – Lafia

In Nasarawa State, over 150 health workers have tested positive for Covid 19.

Commissioner for Health, Mr Ahmed Baba Yahaya stated this at a three day workshop for medical doctors in Lafia the State capital.

The workshop is training doctors on how to manage asymptomatic coronavirus patients from their homes, saying the only two isolation centred in the state are overwhelmed.

Mr. Yahayaa who pointed out that most of the affected health workers were doctors, said the workshop was part of the state government’s efforts towards mitigating the spike in Covid-19 cases.

Chief Medical Director, Nasarawa State Hospital Management Board, Dr Edego Egba called on the health workers not be afraid but remain committed to their duties.

He called on the participants to ensure new ideas learnt from the workshop are shared with colleagues.

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