The COVID-19 Central Working Committee of Health Professionals in Cross River State has approached the Presidential Task Force through the Federal Ministry of Health and the NCDC to research COVID-19 testing cases and results offered so far in the state.
A press proclamation marked by the Chairman, Nigeria Medical Association Dr. Agam E. Ayuk and Secretary Dennis Ekpo, approached the legislature to consider each one of those liable for bargaining testing in the state capable.
The Health Professionals are additionally requesting clarifications on the whereabouts of more than 25 examples gathered, focusing on that the NCDC records just demonstrated eight (8) examples experienced PCR tests.
This, the gathering said was a dishonest practice that has imperiled the lives of wellbeing laborers and all the more critically, that of the masses.
The board of trustees after a gathering guaranteed it audited the issues verging on COVID-19 reaction in the State and concocted the affirmation of five (5) cases from the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital Calabar (UCTH).
The gathering said that the five (5) examples that were sent to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control certify sub-atomic research center at Alex Ekwueme University Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki were conveyed on Monday, June 29, 2020.
Following receipt of example assortment units from NCDC by UCTH on Sunday, June 28, 2020, the examples included two patients who were at that point on affirmation at the UCTH Isolation Center, one patient who was charged for medical procedure and two Medical Doctors who had respiratory indications (both staff of UCTH).
The gathering, nonetheless, educated the individuals that COVID-19 is genuine and present in Cross River State. It prompted the general population to neither frenzy nor defame COVID-19 patients yet rather find a way to secure the defenseless and hold fast to the NCDC conventions/rules of customary hand washing, social/physical separating, and utilization of facemasks to ensure themselves.