Lagos State government has backed the claims of the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) by affirming the new eight cases of Coronavirus in the state which was earlier announced on Friday night.
It could be recalled that the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced on Friday, March 27 new 11 cases of the dreadful coronavirus.
NCDC in the announcement confirms that 8 from the 11 cases is from Lagos State, 2 from Enugu State while the other from Edo State.
Confirming the report on Saturday, Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi in a tweet on his Twitter handle said: “Lagos confirms 8 new cases of #COVID19 infection on Friday, 27th March 2020.”
“one of the new cases is a female teenager with travel history to Holland and another is a contact of a confirmed case.”
“4 of the new cases already on admission at IDH, Yaba include a teenage female with travel history to Holland enroute Northern America via KLM on 18th March, 2020 @NCDCgov and another who had contact with a patient already on admission for #COVID19 treatment.”
He added, “Efforts are currently being made by response team @followlasg #COVID19 to isolate and ensure treatment for 2 of the cases.#StaySafe #ForGreaterLagos.”