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Coronavirus: Lagos State Identifies 119 Persons With COVID-19 Symptoms

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Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof Akin Abayomi, has said during a press briefing on Tuesday, April 14 2020, that the state has identified a total of 119 people with Coronavirus {COVID-19} symptoms. Coronavirus COVID-19

Akin Abayomi said a total of 118,000 households had been reached in the active case search for possible COVID-19 cases in communities in Lagos.

He the search that was carried out was activated to help limit the spread of the deadly Novel Coronavirus in Lagos the epicentre of the virus in Nigeria with the highest number of recorded case of 193 patients.Coronavirus

Prof Akin Abayomi’s statement reads in part seen below;

“We’ve embarked on an active case search in communities. The idea is to go to hotspots and go from door-to-door with our health personnel.
“So far, in the last two days, we’ve visited 118,000 households and we’re looking for the typical symptoms of COVID-19. We’ve identified about 119 people who have symptoms that are suggestive of COVID-19.
“But let me remind you that COVID is one of the viruses that can cause respiratory symptoms. There are many viruses. So, the idea is to take samples from these 119 and analyse them – that would give us an idea of how much COVID-19 activity is happening in the communities,” Abayomi said. Photo Credit: Getty
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