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Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Abayomi, Tests Positive for COVID-19

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The Commissioner for Health in Lagos State, Professor Akin Abayomi, has tested positive for COVID-19.

According to a statement from the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotoso, Abayomi had close contact with persons feeling unwell who tested positive for COVID-19.

“Subsequent to close contact with persons feeling unwell and testing positive for the COVID-19 infection, the Honorable Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has tested positive for the virus.

“Professor Abayomi became aware of his status following the required testing protocol of contact-tracing procedures,” the statement partly read.

The statement further stated that although the commissioner had no symptoms of the virus, he is adhering to the protocol of home-based strategy in the state.

“While embarking on self-isolation for the next 14 days, he will still continue to discharge his duties both as the Deputy Incident Commander of the Incident Command System for COVID-19 and as the Commissioner for Health,” Omotoso said.

 

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