10 Apr BREAKINGNEWSCOVID-19: Some Nigerian returnees from Ivory Coast positive, 67 isolated – Lagos
BREAKINGNEWSCOVID-19: Some Nigerian returnees from Ivory Coast positive, 67 isolated – Lagos
Lagos State Government has said that 67 Nigerian returnees from Ivory Coast would not be permitted to come back to their states until they complete their 14-day isolate in Badagry.
Lagos revealed that around 10 percent of the 172 Nigerians who came back from Ivory Coast a week ago tried positive to Coronavirus.
Magistrate for Health, Prof. Associated Abayomi, said this at a media preparation on Thursday.
“On Wednesday, we took 67 Nigerians originating from Ivory Coast into our isolate office in Badagry where we’re saving them for 14 days”, NAN cited him as saying.
“We’ll test them. On the off chance that they’re sure, we’ll move them into one of our disconnection wards in Lagos and on the off chance that they’re negative, we’ll permit them to proceed on their approach to Osun State which is the place they began from.
“We are additionally watching developments intently so as not to build the quantity of imported cases in the state.”
On the board of COVID-19 cadavers, Abayomi said that authorities from the Ministries of Health and Environment had been prepared to uncommonly get ready such bodies before giving them over to their families for entombment.
The Commissioner cautioned that solitary fixed veils, which spread the whole face and channel air breathing, could shield one from contracting coronavirus.
Notwithstanding, the state government has discredited hypotheses that Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has loosened up the COVID-19 lockdown.
Official for Information, Gbenga Omotoso, said just President Muhammadu Buhari who started the lockdown would choose.
The Nigeria Center for Disease Control, NCDC, has affirmed 14 new instances of Coronavirus in the nation with 13 in Lagos
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