The Lagos State government on Thursday, May 7, has announced that about 10 members of staff at the Lagos State Government House, Marina, have tested positive for COVID-19.
This was disclosed by the state’s Commissioner for Health, Prof Akin Abayomi, on Twitter on Thursday.
Abayomi however, said Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu and his wife, Ibijoke, tested negative for the virus.
He said, “I am glad to announce that #COVID19 Incident Commander, Governor of Lagos State, @jidesanwoolu, and the First Lady of Lagos, @jokesanwoolu, have consistently tested negative to #COVID19 following three consecutive tests conducted on them recently.
“However, 10 persons associated with Lagos State House in Marina have tested positive to #COVID19.
“On behalf of @followlasg, I therefore implore you all to continue to embrace the #MaskUpLagos initiative and observe all precautionary measures such as physical distancing, hand washing and other personal hygiene.
“All directives on easing lockdown in Lagos State remain in force. It is our collective responsibility to do all we can to stop the spread of #COVID19 #ForAGreaterLagos.”