Sunday, 22 March 2020

Coronavirus: Another Three Cases Confirmed In Lagos As Oyo Record First Causality: Olaleye Idowu




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Another Three new cases of Coronavirus (Convid19) have raised its ugly head again in Lagos Today (Sunday)
The announcement was made this morning by Nigeria Centre for Disease Control.

The statement puts; “On the 22nd of March 2020, three new confirmed cases of COVID-19 were recorded in Nigeria. Till date, 25 cases have been confirmed, two cases have been discharged and there has been no death from COVID-19 in Nigeria
“All three new cases are in Lagos State. They are being treated at the Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba,” the NCDC said on its website.
Meanwhile Oyo State has recorded its first case of Coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the number of confirmed cases in Nigeria to 23.
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State confirmed this in a statement on Sunday morning.
The statement read, “The COVID-19 confirmation test for the suspected case at Bodija has come back positive. The result was released at 17:35pm of March 21, 2020.
“A follow-up on the Ekiti COVID-19 case revealed that the deceased was picked up directly from Lagos Airport to a private apartment in Ona Ara Local Government Area.
 “The health authorities have contacted the family concerned and the community has been alerted for intensified contact tracing and self-isolation of identified close contacts. 
The information is given that he stayed in some hotels in Ibadan has been found to be false.
“Another returnee from Texas, USA, has also been identified at Oluyole Local Government Area. She has been kept in self-isolation with close monitoring by the State Epidemiological Team. All recent returnees are again urged to identify themselves to Ministry Officials and self-isolate for 14 days.”

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