Five medical doctors were among those that tested positive for the deadly coronavirus after coming in contact with a patient in Benue state
Apart from the medical doctors who got infected through the patient, two ambulance drivers and one emergency worker also tested positive for the disease
The deputy governor of the state, Benson Abounu, made the disclosure on Tuesday, June 23.
The Nigerian government has been doing all within its power to battle coronavirus as the cases of the deadly disease continue to rise on a daily basis.
He said the deceased had contact with over 100 people who had been traced, some of whom are the health workers who tested positive. He said: “So far, three doctors working with the state government were positive, there are two other doctors who tested positive in other outfits, also were two drivers of our ambulance and one emergency worker and two doctors in other outfits.”