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Lagos Reveals Identities Of ‘Runaway Contacts’ Of Coronavirus Index Case

A file picture of Lagos State Commissioner for Well being, Professor Akin Abayomi. Picture: Twitter- @ProfAkinAbayomi



The Lagos State authorities has given the names of two people that had contact with the Italian index case of coronavirus.

The Commissioner for Well being in Lagos, Professor Akin Abayomi, revealed this on Monday whereas giving an replace on the brand new case of the virus recorded within the nation.

He gave the small print of the fleeing male individuals as Enwelunta Godfrey and Salami Abiodun Sodiq, and urged the media to be of help in finding them.

READ ALSO: Nigeria Confirms Second Case Of Coronavirus

Abayomi mentioned the Federal and State Ministries of Well being have been on the lookout for the 2 people who have been on the identical flight with the Italian.

In line with him, the state determined to make the names public because of the authorities’s incapacity to hint them primarily based on the contact info they gave when boarding the airplane.

This comes after the Minister of Well being, Dr Osagie Ehanire, introduced the second case of coronavirus whereas briefing reporters in Benin Metropolis, the Edo State capital.

He famous that the newly confirmed case was a contact of the index case and never an importation into the nation.

Ehanire defined that the federal government has adopted some vital response methods on the containment stage which included figuring out all contacts and making certain their strict isolation amongst others.

He disclosed that it was within the course of that the second case of the virus was detected.

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