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Lagos State govt confirms COVID-19 cases in another school


The state Commissioner for Health, Akin Abayomi has confirmed more positive COVID-19 cases in another secondary boarding school.

The Don disclosed the new infections in a statement  in Lagos.

He said a staff of the school became indisposed received first aid treatment at the school clinic, but later tested positive for COVID-19 at the Lagos State Biobank on November 2.

He said that student and four contacts of the staff member were positive for COVID-19.

“Most of the infected persons are predominantly asymptomatic, while some have mild symptoms,” Abayomi said

According to him, the state COVID-19 Incident Command System through the Emergency Operation Centre (EOC) was looking into the matter.

“We would like to assure members of the public and stakeholders of the school that the situation is completely under control.

“Steps are being taken to contain the spread within the school and reduce exposure to the outside community.

“All parents are being contacted first through the PTA and a family zoom call is being arranged to further allay their fears,” he said.