The Nigerian Minister of health, Ehanire Osagie has appealed to all health workers to avoid treatment of suspected coronavirus cases privately
He made this know during the presidential task force daily media briefing on Friday, April 10 as he warned that health workers should direct all suspected cases to a certified health care facilities for isolation and proper management.
The Minister said;
”All medical practitioners, health care workers and also the public are reminded that Covid-19 is such a highly infectious disease and they should abstain from trying to privately treat or manage these cases in their homes.
“Only designated treatment centre can provide safe isolation and management of Covid-19 patients.
“All designated isolation and treatment centres have adequate supplies to manage cases and there is no shortage of Personal Protective Equipment and no fear of shortage in the short term for health workers.”