Nasarawa State has confirmed that no three doctors have contracted the coronavirus.
The Chairman, Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), Nasarawa State branch, Dr. Bulus Peter Umaru, stated this while speaking with newsmen in Lafia, the state capital.
According to Dr. Umaru, the three doctors contracted the virus “in the course of their work of dealing with patients.”
“The doctors are now on admission at the isolation centre of the Federal Medical Centre in the state. They are responding to treatment,” he said.
Speaking further, Dr. Umaru said; “NMA is requesting for its members and other medical personnel to observe personal and environmental hygiene and guard against contracting the disease.
“They should not relent in using Personal Protective Equipment as the medical profession entails providing professional medical services,” he added.