The provost and deputy provost, University of Ibadan College of Medicine, Ezekiel Olapade-Olaopa and Obafunke Denloye, have tested positive for coronavirus.
According to the Nation, this was made known by Olapade-Olaopa, in a Whatsapp group message Sunday morning.
He said “Dear colleagues, I wish to inform you that the deputy provost and I tested positive for the COVID-19 following the tests done on Friday.
Although we are both asymptomatic, we have gone into self-isolation for the 14 days while our contacts are being observed closely to determine if they should also be tested.”
Similarly, the chief medical doctor, UCH, Jesse A. Otegbayo, has also tested positive for coronavirus. This was disclosed in a statement personally signed by the CMD.