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10 Lagos government house staff test positive for coronavirus


The Lagos State Government on Thursday announced that 10 persons associated with the State House in Marina, have tested positive for COVID-19.

The State Health Commissioner, Akin Abayomi, who disclosed this on Twitter said the governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu and his wife Joke who also had themselves tested returned negative.

“I am glad to announce that COVID-19 Incident Commander Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, and the First Lady, Joke Sanwoolu have consistently tested negative for COVID-19 following three consecutive tests conducted on them recently,” Abayomi said.


“However, 10 persons associated with Lagos State House in Marina have tested positive to COVID-19.”

The commissioner further implored all residents in the State to continue to embrace and observe all precautionary measures such as physical distancing, hand washing and other personal hygiene.


“All directives on easing lockdown in Lagos State remain in force,” Abayomi said.

Lagos is currently the epicentre of coronavirus in Nigeria. Nigeria Centre for Disease Control as of Wednesday night confirmed 1,308 coronavirus cases in the State with 358 recoveries and 30 deaths.

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