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COVID-19: Three doctors, nine nurses test positive in Taraba

TARABA, Nigeria – Three medical doctors and nine nurses have tested positive for coronavirus in Taraba State.

The health workers are from the Federal Medical Centre, Jalingo, Taraba state.

Acting Head of Clinical Services at the hospital, Dr. Ishaya Kwala, confirmed this while speaking to newsmen in Jalingo after an emergency meeting of the technical committee on COVID-19

He, however, said the health workers were responding to treatment.

The Chief Medical Director of the State Specialist Hospital, Dr. Alex Maiyangwa, added that mass testing for COVID-19 is presently ongoing at the hospital.

He said that in the last one month the hospital has tested 363 cases and 60 without the health workers turned out positive.

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