Fifty- three healthcare workers have been infected with the virus since the second wave of the disease outbreak in Edo state.
The State also recorded eight new coronavirus (COVID-19) cases and one death from the disease as at Thursday, January 14.
The State COVID-19 Incident Manager, Dr Andrew Obi, disclosed this during a meeting of the State Taskforce on COVID-19, chaired by Governor Godwin Obaseki.
He said, “We have, in the last 24 hours, recorded 8 new coronavirus cases and 1 new death. 240 samples were collected from the various screening and testing centres across the state. As today, Thursday, January 14, 2021, we have 238 active cases of the virus in the state”