Abayomi added that use of a face masks should be embraced always to flatten coronavirus curve in the state, saying, the fight against the virus cannot be won when residents disregard preventive measures.
By Monsuru Olowoopejo
No fewer than 10 staff at the official resident of Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, have tested positive to COVID-19.
Sanwo-olu and his wife, Dr. Ibijoke, were tested twice consecutively but results showed that they have not contracted the disease in the state.
The Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, who confirmed on his official social media handle on Thursday, urged residents to adhere strictly to the preventive measures outlined by medical officials.
He said: “I am glad to announce that COVID-19 Incident Commander Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu and the First Lady of Lagos, Dr. Ibijoke, have consistently tested negative to the virus following three consecutive tests conducted on them recently.
“However, 10 persons associated with Lagos State House in Marina have tested positive to COVID-19.
“On behalf of Lagos State Government, therefore implore you all to continue to embrace the use of a face masks and observe all precautionary measures.
“Aside from this, residents should also ensure that they engage in physical distancing, hand washing and other personal hygiene. All directives on easing lockdown in Lagos State remain in force”.
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