28 people who had contact with the Italian coronavirus patient have been identified and quarantined. The Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, made this known at a press conference on Friday evening, adding that the 28 people would be quarantined for the next 14 days.
Dapo said: “We are working with Lagos state alongside the Federal Ministry of Health (FMH) to upgrade the facility. We thank the National Centre for Disease Control for paying utmost attention to our state since the case was reported.”
While calling for calm amidst the outbreak, the Governor said: “There is no cause for panic. We are on top of the situation. I am appealing to our people to improve on their personal hygiene. You should not hesitate to alert any nearest health facility in case you identify anyone with coronavirus symptoms.”