Friday, February 28, 2020

Trouble As Italian Infected With Coronavirus Visited Ogun

According to reports, the Italian confirmed to have been infected with Coronavirus had also visited Ewekoro in Ewekoro Local Government Area of Ogun State this week.

Trouble As Italian Infected With Coronavirus Visited Ogun

Though the Commissioner for Health, Tomi Coker said on Friday morning that residents and visitors to the state have  no reason to panic.

The commissioner however reveal that the Italian visited a giant manufacturing company(name withheld) in Ewekoro community, adding that the facility so visited has since been quarantined in accordance with health safety standard.

While briefing the press the Commissioner said, the state has epidemiologists and Infectious Disease Consultant already handling the situation with support from the Lagos State Government and Federal Government.
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According to her, efforts are in place to get in touch with people that have had contact with the established index case.

Furthermore, she advised the public to wash their hands regularly, cover their mouth and nose while sneezing or coughing and to report to the nearest public health centre if they notice any sign of cold, cough and respiratory difficulty.

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