CORONAVIRUS ALARM: ABEOKUTA, OGUN STATE IDENTIFY ITALIAN PATIENT CONTACTS IN EWEKORO
It was authoritatively reported that the first case of corona virus patient was a business man who had a consultancy job to execute in Ewekoro, a closed distance from Abeokuta, Ogun state, landed Lagos airport from Milan, Italy on Monday 24th, 9pm in the evening
He was reported to have spent the night at a Hotel close to airport and left for Ewekoro the following morning Tuesday 25the for a business.
It was after he had spent two days in Ogun state that he fell ill with symptoms of fever and the likes, on Wednesday and Doctors were able to attend to him.
Having profile him to know and understand his traveling details, it was discovered to be coming from Italy where cases of the deadly virus is been recorded.
At this time, the team of doctors who attended to him call in Lagos for assistance to ascertain the likely cause of his sickness.
However, the team on standby in Lagos was sent an ambulance with pep jacket to evacuate him.
Test for coronavirus was conducted and he was reported to tested positive to the virus.
Considering the fact that it takes about two weeks for the symptoms to manifest in human systems, there is an urgent need to established some facts if the spread is to be curtailed
Efforts is now underway to established how many people were he able to interact with while in the Lagos hotel and the company guest house, which rooms did he sleep in there?
Who sat with him on the Turkish airline, who were the airport officials that attended to him when arrived?
Which vehicle took him from Lagos to ewekoro?
Whom did he meet and interact with over there?.
Source: Lagos State Government