Information reaching the NIGERIAN HEALTH BLOG is that 15 medical doctors have reportedly tested positive for COVID19 in Kano and are presently undergoing treatment.

Health care providers believe it is as a result of lack of personal protective equipments since the doctors work without adequate protection against coronavirus hence they are at risk of easily getting infected. According to her, doctors are human too and they need protection while carrying out their statutory duties.

15 doctors tests positive for coronavirus in Kano
15 doctors tests positive for coronavirus in Kano

A medical doctor in the frontline of fighting COVID19 in Nigeria, Dr Halima Muhammed is therefore appealing to doctors nationwide to insist on PPEs before touching a patient even it means losing their job.

Health influencer @aprokodoctor is begging the authorities to put in more effort towards the welfare of doctors in their place of work.


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