UCH TASK FORCE ON COVID-19 PANDEMIC General Brief 15 May 2020 BACKGROUND In the wake of the COVID-19 global pandemic declared
The University College hospital (UCH) was strategically located in Ibadan, then the largest city in West Africa which is also the seat of the first University in Nigeria. The physical development of the Hospital commenced in 1953 in its present site and was formally commissioned after completion on 20 November 1957. The University College Hospital, Ibadan was initially commissioned with 500-bed spaces. Currently, the hospital has 850 bed spaces and 163 examination couches with occupancy rates ranging from 55-60%.