Prof Otegbayo, UCH CMD Tests Positive For Coronavirus

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Abuja (Sundiata Post) – Chief Medical Director, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Prof Jesse A Otegbayo, has tested positive for coronavirus.

This was disclosed in a statement personally signed by the CMD.

The Statement reads:

“On Monday 23rd March, we commenced a 12man quarterly board meeting which was meant to last 5 days in the hospital, we observed social distancing and other precautionary measures for -19 as much as possible.

“However, on Wednesday morning, one of us presented with what appeared to be symptoms of COVID-19, his samples were immediately taken for test and the meeting called off.

“His returned positive on Friday morning and every participant (including me) immediately went into self-isolation while samples were also taken for test.

“Unfortunately, my result returned positive on Saturday afternoon and I remain in isolation as I am not symptomatic. All staff have been in contact with me and other participants during this period have been advised to immediately proceed on self-isolation pending the they get tested.

“COVID-19 is spreading faster than we think and I enjoin everyone to take precautions. If one person has it, then a gathering of two becomes dangerous. Stay at , avoid unnecessary outing and stay safe.”