The President, Association of Resident Doctors (ARD), University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan Dr. Adedayo Williams has tested positive to coronavirus.
Dr. Adedayo whose test result came out positive on Saturday, 18th April 2020 thought it wise to go for a voluntary screening having been on the field caring for victims of coronavirus.
In a statement released by Dr. Adedayo on Sunday, 19th April 2020, he confirmed that he is asymptomatic and since then implored everyone he had contact with recently to go on self-isolation until they get tested.
“Having been on the field caring for others, I thought it wise to subject myself to a voluntary screening for COVID-19. The result turned out to be positive on Saturday (18-04-2020) evening.
“I presently do not have any symptom and I am currently on self-isolation, awaiting a repeat test.
“I implore everyone I have had contact with recently to immediately go on self-isolation pending the time they will be tested.
“Those concerned should also properly inform their Heads of Department.
I strongly advise every healthcare worker to always take precautionary measures as COVID-19 is real and spreads fast, even though some persons infected are asymptomatic” He said.