More than 200 health care workers have tested positive to coronavirus disease in Edo state.
The State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Patrick Okundia, told journalists on Monday at a media briefing in Benin, the State capital,
He urged them to ensure safety precautions were taken when treating patients.
He commended the resilience, sacrifice and commitment of the health workers in the State, saying they have shown uncommon resolve in curtailing the spread of the virus.
Edo has recorded 1383 confirmed cases of COVID19, with 47 deaths. 805 have been discharged.