A file picture of the Commissioner for Well being in Lagos, Professor Akin Abayomi. Photograph: [email protected]
Lagos State Commissioner for Well being, Professor Akin Abayomi, has revealed that the Nigerian returnee who just lately died in an isolation facility inside the metropolis, was not COVID-19 optimistic.
This he disclosed to debunk sure experiences within the media suggesting that the affected person died of coronavirus.
The commissioner revealed this on Thursday through a sequence of tweets on social media.
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He mentioned, “I hereby inform most people that the Nigerian who just lately returned from Dubai as a part of a gaggle of returnees who have been positioned in a #COVID19 isolation program in lekki, developed problems and was transferred to one in all our amenities the place he died.
“Due to the sudden nature of his demise and with none prior information of his a number of preexisting circumstances it was presumed to be a #COVID19 associated loss of life
“This presumptive attribution is a precaution to make sure the protected scientific administration of the affected person and subsequent dealing with of the corpse.
“The definitive #COVID19 gold customary take a look at has turned out to be detrimental for the #COVID19 an infection and his loss of life is now not thought-about to have been attributable to #COVID19.”