Three (3) Nigerians evacuated from Dubai are reported to have tested positive for coronavirus.
Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi while giving the update said those affected have been admitted to Lagos State Government Covid-19 centre for appropriate treatment protocols.
This is coming after The Nigerians evacuated from Dubai put to false the death news of a Dubai Returnee who was claimed to have died of coronavirus.
The evacuated Nigerians from Dubai who are camped at ‘Orchid Hotel Lekki‘ said the news is false; “They tested him in the airport, they give satisfactory that he can fly, that his health condition is not all that worst and he doesn’t have coronavirus before he bordered the airplane with us“. They said.
Akin Abayomi while giving the update of the three covid-19 positive cases wrote;
“3 of the returnees recently evacuated from Dubai have tested positive for COVID-19 infection following COVID-19 test conducted on them. Those affected have been admitted to Lagos State Government Covid-19 centre for appropriate treatment protocols.
“Lagos State Goverment and Ministry of Health will continue to adhere strictly to quarantine protocols and enforce necessary precautionary measures so as to contain the spread of COVID-19 infection.
” I again urge Lagos residents and particularly those who recently returned to the country to cooperate with our COVID-19 response team as may be desirable at all times and in all circumstances. Let’s continue to Stay Safe For A Greater Lagos.