The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Akin Abayomi, reportedly tests positive for coronavirus.
HSENations reports that this was disclosed by the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor of the State on New Media, Gawat Jubril, in a tweet on Monday.
Jubril said that the commissioner was “doing well” and that he was not showing any symptoms.
He added that Abayomi will go into a two-week self-isolation and “home care” but will continue to carry on his job as Deputy Incident Commander.
FLASH: The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, @ProfAkinAbayomi has tested POSITIVE to the Corona Virus … he is doing well no symptoms .. will begin 14 days self-isolation & home care immediately… continues to discharge his duty as Deputy Incident Commander. pic.twitter.com/SvPXpoU7an
— Gawat Jubril A. (@Mr_JAGss) August 24, 2020
Meanwhile, HSENations understands that Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases is now at 52,227, discharged patients at 38,945 while the deaths is at 1,002 as at the time of filing this report.
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