Lagos Health Commissioner, Abayomi Tests Positive for COVID-19

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Lagos Health Commissioner, Abayomi Tests Positive for COVID-19
Nwolu Obiajulu

Akin Abayomi, Commissioner for Health in Lagos State has been diagnosed of COVID-19.

This was confirmed by commissioner for Information and Strategy Gbenga Omotoso in a tweet on Twitter on Monday.

Omotoso said, “Subsequent to close contact with persons feeling unwell and testing positive for the COVID-19 infection, the Honourable Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi, has tested positive for the virus. Professor Abayomi became aware of his status following the required testing protocol of contact tracing procedures.

“However, he is doing well with no symptoms.

“Adhering to the protocol of the home-based strategy in Lagos State, the Honorable Commissioner will be isolating in his home for the next 14 days but will continue to discharge his duties both as the Deputy Incident Commander of the Incident Command System for COVID-19  and most especially, as the Honorable Commissioner for Health.

“Our prayers are with him and his family during his period of isolation.”

Lagos state has recorded 17,894 confirmed cases of coronavirus with 15,209 recoveries and 202 deaths.

This post was written by Nwolu Obiajulu.

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