COVID-19 scare causes UUTH Closure

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COVID-19 scare causes UUTH Closure

The University of Uyo Health Center has been shut indefinitely following a reported case of COVID-19 in the facility.

It was gathered on Monday that activities at the health center came to a halt when one of its patients tested positive to the virus.

A medical worker, who craved anonymity, said the center was closed down to enable the management carry out a decontamination exercise, having unknowingly admitted a COVID-19 patient.

“We were still running skeletal services to help people, especially pregnant women and women on labor. But the recent experience has made the place unsafe for everyone. So, we had to close down for proper decontamination.

Read more: The Nation

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