No fewer than 20 doctors in Kawar have been infected with with covid 19 in the last three weeks in the state.
President of the Resident Doctors (ARD) of the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH), Dr Badmus Habeeb, revealed on Channels TV Thursday.
He noted that the discovery of vaccines has brought hope and relief to everyone.
According to him, the vaccines have so far proven to be effective, adding that Nigerians need to get vaccinated once it arrives while adhering strictly to other COVID-19 protocols.
“I must reiterate that this is not the best of times for us, our families and the affected patients.
“So, it seems we may not be able to get the vaccine anytime soon. The public should adhere strictly to the laid down guidelines on the prevention and further spread of this virus,” he said.
In the wake of the resurgence of the virus last December, at 20 doctors were reportedly killed by the infection within weeks.