THE Kano State chapter of the Nigeria Medical Association says it has so far lost three doctors to the COVID-19 pandemic while 53 others have contracted the virus in the state.
The state NMA chairman, Dr Usman Ali disclosed this in an interview with newsmen in Kano. He said some members of the association who recently underwent COVID-19 test, came out positive.
Dr Ali noted the association lost a doctor penultimate Monday which brought the number to three in the state. He said, “Presently, we have 53 doctors who tested positive to Covid-19 and three doctors who died as a result of the pandemic in Kano. One of the doctors who died last Monday was a consultant and epidemiologist.
“We have other doctors who undergo test and came down positive but we are still compiling the data. As at now we have 53,” the chairman said.