The medical professionals also treating the workers have called their progress “remarkable”
The government also confirmed that the 17 patients who escaped a local clinic after it was attacked earlier in the week, have been accounted for, while those who tested positive are being treated at another medical centre.
The World Health Organisation says that the situation in Lagos, Nigeria “looks reassuring”.
“At present, the city’s 12 confirmed cases are all part of a single chain of transmission. Those infected by the initial case include medical staff involved in Patrick Sawyer’s treatment, a patient in the same hospital, and a protocol officer in very close contact with the patient.”, WHO said.
CNN was first to report the story.
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