Coronavirus Updates: 75 Health Workers Contract COVID-19 In Katsina
Over 75 frontline health staff, including physicians, nurses and others, tested positive for deadly coronavirus (COVID-19) in Katsina State.
This was conveyed to the newsmen by the State Commissioner, the Ministry of Information, Abdulkarim Yahaya Sirika and the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Health, Dr Kabir Mustapha.
The two top government officials said that most of them are asymptomatic, adding that infected health staff are already providing drug regimen home treatment and evaluations in accordance with clinical practice.
They also announced that two mortalities were registered, including one Doctor and one lab attendant who reported his case late Thursday announced that it has spent over N157, 750, 000, 00 on a total of 11,314 samples of COVID – 19 patients collected across the state with 675 repeats and follow-ups cases.
The duo also revealed that, cumulatively, the State invested more than N157, 750, 000, 00 on a total of 11,314 samples obtained with 675 repeats and follow-ups.
Top Gist Portal reports that the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) reported 156 new cases of Coronavirus infection in Nigeria on Friday evening, 4 September 2020.
This takes the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Nigeria to 54,743, including 42,816 cases discharged and 1,051 deaths.