Lagos Health Commissioner Tested Positive Of COVID-19

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The Lagos Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi on Monday said he is responding positively to treatment.

In a series of tweets on his Twitter handle @ProfAkinAbayomi, the commissioner said he remains committed to discharging his duties to the state.

He tweeted: “With utmost sense of responsibility, I am obliged to make it known to the general public that I have tested positive to #COVID19.

“Consequently, I have proceeded on a 14 days self- isolation and treatment at home.

“Nevertheless, I remain committed to continuing to discharge my duties as the Commissioner for Health and Deputy Incident Commander for #COVID19 responses in Lagos State.

“I am extremely enthusiastic and hopeful of overcoming this phase of our collective fight against #COVID19.”

Adding, he said “I have the full support of the Incident Commander and Governor of Lagos State @jidesanwoolu, the entire Cabinet of the Government of Lagos State as well as my team @LSMOH to put this behind as soon as possible.

“I wish to, however, assure you all that my family members and I are fine and are responding positively to treatment.

“Let’s us continue to #Maskup and maintain #PhysicalDistancing as well as other established protocols for #COVID19 prevention as appropriate.”

PUNCH HealthWise had reported that the commissioner tested positive for coronavirus.

The Lagos Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotoso, made this known in a press statement on Monday.

Source: PUNCH HealthWise

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