Akin Abayomi, the Lagos commissioner for health, confirmed on Sunday via his Twitter handle that three of the returnees recently evacuated from Dubai have tested positive for COVID19.
“On May 6, 256 Nigeria where evacuated from Dubai to Lagos .
“3 of the returnees recently evacuated from Dubai have tested positive for COVID19 infection following COVID19 test conducted on them,” said Abayomi.
According to him, those affected have been admitted to @followlasg COVID19 care centre for appropriate treatment protocols.
“@followlasg and @LSMOH will continue to adhere strictly to quarantine protocols and enforce necessary precautionary measures so as to contain the spread of #COVID19 infection.
The commissioner urged Lagos residents, particularly those who recently returned to the country, to cooperate with the state’s #COVID19 response team as may be desirable at all times and in all circumstances.