Three medical doctors test positive to Coronavirus in Lagos


Three medical doctors have tested positive to Coronavirus, the Medical Guild of Nigeria confirmed on Thursday.

The three medical doctors who tested positive to Coronavirus (COVID-19) at Alimosho General Hospital and Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) Ikeja, Oluwajimi Sodipo and Dr Ismail Ajibowo, Chairman and Secretary of the guild respectively, disclosed this on Thursday in Lagos, NAN reports.

The Medical Guild warned medical doctors against attending to patients without adequate PPE, stressing that all patients were COVID-19 suspects.






The guild leaders said that the three doctors admitted at different isolation facilities in Lagos for treatment are in stable condition.

“Three doctors at Alimosho General Hospital and Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja, tested positive to Coronavirus.

“Since the incident, we have been working with our representatives in those centres, and the Medical Directors of the facilities to ensure testing of those involved.

“This is with a plan for care in the unfortunate incident of positive cases,” the statement read in part.






The Medical Guild is an umbrella body of doctors under the employment of the Lagos State Government.

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