UCH Chief Medical Doctor tests positive for coronvirus

UCH Chief Medical Doctor tests positive for coronvirus

The Chief Medical doctor, UCH, Prof Jesse A Otegbayo, has tested positive for coronavirus. This was disclosed in a statement personally signed by the CMD.

On Monday 23rd March, we commenced a 12man quarterly board meeting which was meant to last 5 days in the hospital, we observed social distancing and other precautionary measures for COVID-19 as much as possible,” the statement reads.

“However, on Wednesday morning, one of presented with what appeared to be symptoms of COVID-19, his samples were immediately taken for test and the meeting called off.

His results returned positive on Friday morning and every participant (including me) immediately went into self-isolation while our samples were also taken for test.

“Unfortunately, my result returned positive on Saturday afternoon and I remain in isolation as I am not symptomatic. All staff who have been in contact with me and other participants during this period have been advised to immediately proceed on self-isolation pending the time they get tested.

Leave a Reply

%d bloggers like this: