Lagos health commissioner, Prof Abayomi, tests positive for COVID-19

Prof Akin Abayomi

Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof Akin Abayomi has tested positive for COVID-19.

The State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotoso, in a post on his Facebook page on the development, wrote that subsequent to close contact with persons feeling unwell and testing positive for the COVID-19 infection, the Honorable Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has tested positive for the virus."

He noted further that Professor Abayomi became aware of his status following the required testing protocol of contact tracing procedures, adding that he is however doing well with no symptoms.

He informed that "Adhering to the protocol of the home- based strategy in Lagos State, the Honorable Commissioner will be isolating in his home for the next 14 days but will continue to discharge his duties both as the Deputy Incident Commander of the Incident Command System for COVID-19 and most especially, as the Honorable Commissioner for Health. 

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