The provost and deputy provost of the University of Ibadan’s College of Medicine, Professors Oluwabunmi Olapade-Olaopa and Obafunke Denloye have both tested positive to the coronavirus.
University of Ibadan College of Medicine Provost and Deputy Provost test positive for coronavirus This News was confirmed in a Whatsapp group message in which Prof Olapade-Olaopa sent out on Sunday morning.
The message read;
“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.”
The University’s management also confirmed the development in a tweet.
The tweet reads;