Coronavirus Enters Nigeria.first Case Report In Lagos

By Peter Oluchi   4 weeks ago   81
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🙆🏽‍♂️💔 Breaking News: *CORONA VIRUS ENTERS NIGERIA; FIRST CASE REPORTED IN LAGOS STATE*🤦🏾‍♂️💔😭

Friday, Feb. 28, 2020.
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Information reaching ToJesus Info Crew Has it that, The Ministry of Health in Lagos State, 
has confirmed its first case of
COVID-19 and have reported it to the
Federal Ministry of Health. Q. 

As our Outside Info crew gathered, This first case of Corona virus in Nigeria, was confirmed on the 27th of
February 2020 (Yesterday), and is the first case to be
reported in Nigeria since the outbreak in China in January 2020.

*HOW THE DEADLY VIRUS ENTERED LAGOS STATE❓*
ToJesus Info Crew Gathered that, this virus is entering Nigeria, through an Italian citizen,  who entered Nigeria on the 25th of
Feburary, from Milan, Italy,  for a brief
business visit. 

He fell ill on the 26th
February and was transfered to Lagos State Biosecurity Facilities for
isolation and testing. COVID-19 infection was confirmed by the Virology Laboratory of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, part of the Laboratory Network of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control. 

Though, Our crew Is yet to Know the full state of the patience as at today (February 28), but as at yesterday, we were told by some insiders that The patient is clinically stable, with no serious symptoms, and is being
managed at the Infectious Disease
Hospital in Yaba, Lagos.

*MEASURES BY LAGOS STATE GOVERNMENT TO STOP ITS SPREAD❓*

The Government of Lagos State, through the the Lagos State Ministry of Health, has been strengthening measures to ensure that any outbreak in Lagos is
controlled and contained quickly in collaboration with the multi-sectoral
Coronavirus Preparedness Group, led by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).

Also, According to an anonymous source in the Federal Ministry of health, the FG have immediately activated the State Emergency Operations Centre to respond to the case in question and implement firm control measures.

The ministry said that, she is currently working hard to identify all the
contacts of the patient, since he arrived in Nigeria. 

He urges All Lagosians to take care of their health and maintain hand and respiratory hygiene to protect themselves and others, including their own families, by following the
precautions below:

1.    Regularly and thoroughly wash your hands with soap and water, and use alcohol-based hand sanitiser.

2.  Maintain at least 1 & half metres (5 feet) distance between you and anyone who is coughing or sneezing.

3.. People coughing persistently or sneezing should stay indoors or
keep a social distance, but not mix with a crowd.

4. Ensure that you and people around you follow good respiratory hygiene by covering mouths and noses with a handkerchief or tissue while sneezing or coughing. 
You can also sneeze or cough into your sleeve at the bent elbow.Then
dispose of the used tissue immediately.

5. Stay indoors if you feel
unwell with symptoms, such as fever, cough and difficulty in breathing.

*Please call Lagos State Emergency hotlines*
08023169485 or 08033565529 or 08052817243 which are available day and night.

6. Stay informed on the latestdevelopments about COVID-19
through official channels on TV and Radio, the Social Media, including the Lagos State
Ministry of Health, NCDC and Federal Ministry of Health.
Citizens must not abuse social media and indulge in spreading
misinformation that causes fear and panic.

 The Lagos State
Ministry of Health, in
collaboration with Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, will
continue to provide updates and will initiate all measures required to prevent the spread
of any outbreak in Lagos.

Signed✍🏾

*Prof Akin Abayomi*
Commissioner for Health
Lagos State.
(For Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu)

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As our Outside Info crew gathered, This first case of Corona virus in Nigeria, was confirmed on the 27th of
February 2020 (Yesterday), and is the first case to be
reported in Nigeria since the outbreak in China in January 2020.


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