“Update on Sanwo-Olu’s COVID-19 status” – Commissioner for Health

Lagos state Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi has given an update on the current state of Governor Sanwo-Olu who tested positive for COVID-19 few days back.

Update on Sanwo-Olu's COVID-19 status - Commissioner for Health

Abayomi in tweets shared on his official Twitter account, said the Lagos state Governor is responding well to home-based care and treatment for COVID-19.

He added that Sanwo-Olu is in high spirit and very appreciative of the prayers and well wishes he has received from the people of the state and the country in general. He wrote;

The #COVID19Lagos incident Commander and Governor of Lagos @jidesanwoolu is responding well to #COVID19 home based care and treatment.

He is in high spirit and very appreciative of all your prayers and well wishes.

Thank you all

The governor had gone into isolation on Friday after one of his official contracted the virus.

In a statement released on Saturday night, the state health commissioner, Akin Abayomi, said the governor was being treated at home by medical experts in the state.

The statement read: “Following Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s exposure to a confirmed case of COVID19, a PCR test performed yesterday the 11th of December has confirmed that he has indeed been infected with the virus which is supported by mild symptoms and fatigue typical of a mild case of COVID-19

Mr Governor is receiving treatment and is being closely monitored at home by the very experienced State #COVID19 clinical team from IDH Yaba.

“Mr Sanwo-Olu is doing well on treatment and rest and we are confident that he will recover quickly and clear the virus.

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