A retired anesthetic nurse, on Sunday reportedly died of COVID-19 related symptoms.
He was reportedly brought in to the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital (UMTH) by some nurses where he died.
According to Daily Trust “He was brought in from Pulka to UMTH by two nurses who are also now at risk.”
It was reported that the nurse worked with an international organisation in Pulka town of Gwoza LGA.
This has raised fears in Maiduguri as other health workers may have been exposed to the virus.
The nurse was said to have had contact with workers both within and outside the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital (UMTH).