July 12, 2024

LASG Says No Case of Coronavirus in Lagos

 …Quarantine Man Not Positive 

 Lagos State Government has said, there is no case of #nCoV2019 known as Coronavirus in the state.

The Commissioner for Health Professor Akin Abayomi on his Twitter handle, Saturday night, allayed fears of residents that the Quarantine man who reportedly visited a Lekki Hospital for medical check is not positive to coronavirus.

News had it that the management who arrived the country from China self quarantine himself and later presented in a Lekki Hospital for medical follow-up.

The Commissioner on his Twitter handle explained “The subject in question is an adult male Nigerian who arrived from China 4 days ago.

“He was in Shangai throughout his stay in China and during his stay he did not have any contact with anyone who was ill from Wuhan region.

“On his return he followed the public advisory issued by Lagos State Ministry of Health, LSMOH and like a responsible member of the society has chosen to self quarantine.”

Continuing, the Commissioner noted that the man presented to a hospital for check up just to be sure, but was found to be perfectly well and asked to return home to continue his self quarantine

“He is therefore clinically not a suspected case of #2019-nCoV as he is not exhibiting any symptoms.

“As at 2:38pm today, Saturday, the report from the epidemiology officer of LSMOH and the doctor that attended to him at the hospital in Lekki indicated that he is in perfect condition with no symptoms  of #2019-nCoV.

Professor Abayomi however assured that nonetheless, the state ministry will continue to monitor the welfare the end of his self quarantine period” As of now, there is no suspected case of #nCoVB2019 in Lagos”, Abayomi  wrote.

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