Covid19: 10 Persons Linked with Lagos Government House Test positive
The Lagos State Government says 10 persons “associated” with the State House in Marina, have tested positive for coronavirus.
State Health Commissioner, Prof Akin Abayomi, made this disclosure on Thursday afternoon via Twitter.
He, however, did not give any detail about the identity of the infected persons but stressed that Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu and his wife, Joke Sanwo-Olu tested negative for the virus.
He said, “I am glad to announce that COVID-19 Incident Commander Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, and the First Lady, Joke Sanwoolu have consistently tested negative for COVID-19 following three consecutive tests conducted on them recently. “However, 10 persons associated with Lagos State House in Marina have tested positive to COVID-19.”
The government has consistently held briefings on COVID-19 management in Lagos at the State House in Marina.
According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control as of the time of filing this report, 1,308 coronavirus infections with 358 recoveries and 30 fatalities have been reported so far in the state.