Four hundred and seventy six health workers have contracted COVID-19 in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) since the first case was recorded in February.
Anthony Ogunleye, spokesman for the FCT Minister, Mohammed Bello, made the disclosure in a statement yesterday.
The FCT has recorded 6, 385 cases with 82 mortality and 5,934 recovery.
According to the statement: “Since the first case of COVID-19 was recorded in the FCT, a total of 476 health workers inclusive of doctors, nurses, pharmacists, laboratory staff, drivers and other auxillary personnel have been infected by the virus.
Of these figure, a total of four doctors have succumbed to the disease, the latest, a female doctor from Gwarimpa hospital passed on over the course of the week. There has not been any other recorded fatality of a health personnel over the last one week.” (Sun)