COVID-19: 53 doctors test positive in Kano, NMA says 

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By Aiyeku Timothy

The Kano State chapter of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) has disclosed that 53 members have tested positive for COVID-19 in the state.

The state NMA chairman, Dr Usman Ali, who disclosed this in Kano on Monday said the Association has also lost three doctors so far to the pandemic.

One of the doctors does on Monday, which brought the total number to three in the state.

He said, “Presently, we have 53 doctors who tested positive to Covid-19 and three doctors who died as a result of the pandemic in Kano. One of the doctors who died last Monday was a consultant and epidemiologist.

“We have other doctors who undergo test and came down positive but we are still compiling the data. As at now we have 53,” the chairman said.


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