Nigeria’s index case of coronavirus, an Italian citizen, is nicely taken care of in a conducive setting, Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has stated.
The 44-year-old Italian was confirmed to be contaminated with the COVID-19 after collection of exams had been carried out by the Virology Laboratory of the Lagos College Instructing Hospital.
Governor Sanwo-Olu, who was a visitor on Channels Tv’s Sunday Politics, who visited the Infectious Illness Hospital in Yaba, however stated he didn’t see the affected person, debunked reviews that the Italian was not in a conducive setting.
“The place the index case first was examined was like a holding bay, it’s when he turned constructive he was put within the quarantine facility.
“The 2 locations have been nicely put collectively; it’s only a easy case of faux information; any individual saying issues that the place is just not conducive or there are mosquitoes, did they get to speak to the affected person? No. It’s simply folks’s notion of what they assume can be taking place,” the governor maintained.
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He added that: “The whole place prevents entrance and there is controlled access; so the patient is well taken care of and he is under a conducive environment and the reports we are getting are gladdening.”
Governor Sanwo-Olu who was nicely kitted throughout his go to, when requested concerning the availability of the protecting gear for well being officers, claimed that the state has over a thousand at its disposal, as a result of nature of its utilization.
“A few of the elements could be produced domestically, however an entire lot had been imported and we’ve greater than we will think about, we’ve acquired 1000’s of it as a result of it’s per-use; when you put on them and also you come out, that’s the top of it, the entire thing is trashed, you can’t use them once more, so it’s one use and its per journey.
“We’ve got what we take into account very ample numbers once I checked final; we’ve nicely over a thousand as we communicate,” Governor Sanwo-Olu acknowledged.