Coronavirus: Patients Who Lied About Their Travel History All Tested Positive, 1 Dead In Benin City
3 patients were tested positive for Coronavirus. 1 of them is dead.
ALL of them denied coming back from Europe and have exposed health workers to the virus.
Right now, 25 doctors have now gone into isolation in UBTH Benin.
This happened today in University of Benin Teaching Hospital in Edo State.
The patients were admitted via A and E with complaints of cough, difficulty in breathing, catarrh but they all DENIED their travel history.
They were initially tested as negative and they were then transferred to the open ward where they had contact with many doctors, nurses, cleaners, and health workers.
Also, One of them deteriorated so bad and they repeated the test for all of them after 72hours- it came back POSITIVE.
The one that deteriorated had kidney problems and is now dead.
However, 25 medical doctors have now gone into isolation in UBTH.
Of that 25, thirteen are doctors who just graduated from medical school.