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COVID-19: 10,000 health workers test positive in Africa

by Kunle Awosiyan

A CHIEF Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Dr. Abubakar Danladi, has claimed that over 10,000 health workers across Africa have tested positive for COVID-19 pandemic.

He added that 200 Nigerian health workers and 10 doctors have so far been killed by the disease.

DOCTOR Danladi, who stated these in Kaduna, said the development, coupled with lockdown, reduction in the country’s income and health allocation, might lead to increase in maternal and newborn mortality by THIRTY ONE per cent in Nigeria.

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