COVID-19: 181 Students, Staff Test Positive For Coronavirus In Lagos School

COVID-19: 181 Students, Staff Test Positive For Coronavirus In Lagos School

According to Abayomi, the cases were uncovered during surveillance and case investigation in the school.

Abayomi said: “There is a total lockdown and movement restriction in the school with the Epidemiology and Surveillance Pillar of the EOC and Ibeju-Lekki LGA State Disease Surveillance and Notification Officer (DSNO) reporting at the school daily to conduct further investigation.He noted that the school had a student and staff population of 441.

The commissioner explained that a 14-year-old female student in Senior Secondary School one (SS1) fell ill on October 3 and was sent home after receiving first aid at the school.“The positive students and staff have been isolated on the premises and given the COVID-19 home-care treatment packs and are being monitored in isolation within the school premises.”The Lagos State government has announced on Friday that at least 181 students and staff of a private boarding school in the Lekki area of the state had tested positive for coronavirus.Lagos Commissioner for Health, Prof Akin Abayomi, made this disclosure in a statement issued by the Director of Public Affairs in the ministry, Tunbosun Ogunbanwo, on Friday.He added that the student subsequently tested positive for COVID-19 on October 6 in one of the accredited private laboratories in Lagos.

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