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LSMOH Oct 16
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He urged Lagosians to call the 08000EKOMED or 08000356633 toll-free line if they notice any sign or symptoms of COVID-19, which include fever, cough, sore throat, fatigue or loss of taste or smell.
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LSMOH Oct 16
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“COVID-19 is still very much with us and we must strive to prioritize the safety of all, including students and teachers, by adhering strictly to prevention protocols and guidelines issued by government to prevent its spread,” Abayomi said.
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LSMOH Oct 16
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He reemphasized the need for citizens to practise the highest standard of personal and environmental hygiene stressing that use of face mask in public places, proper hand washing, hand hygiene practice & maintaining physical distance will help prevent the spread of the infection.
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LSMOH Oct 16
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This includes psychosocial support, infection prevention control, medical monitoring and risk communication experts to further enlighten and educate affected people,” Abayomi noted.
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LSMOH Oct 16
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“Members of the Emergency Operation Center and our counterparts in the Ministry of Education have been deployed to the school to provide strategic interventions and support to the school.
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LSMOH Oct 16
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is working closely with to manage this minor but significant outbreak in school & I am pleased to announce that all infected students are predominantly asymptomatic while some have very mild symptoms, no student has required hospitalization,” he said.
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LSMOH Oct 16
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According to him, “students are to be isolated in the School premises and if unwell will be admitted in one of the accredited isolation centers in Lagos. Students are discouraged from going home to avoid infecting members of their families”.
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LSMOH Oct 16
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The Commissioner stated that the school authorities supported by & are following the guidelines as set out by the government.
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LSMOH Oct 16
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"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,” Abayomi said.
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LSMOH Oct 16
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“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.
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LSMOH Oct 16
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He stressed that appropriate steps have been taken to contain the spread and manage the positive cases. He noted that all parents have been contacted and counselled via a family zoom call on 13th October to further allay their fears.
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LSMOH Oct 16
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The Commissioner assured Lagosians that the State government, through the incident commands system, has the situation under control.
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LSMOH Oct 16
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He added that the student subsequently tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday 6th of October in one of the accredited private labs in Lagos.
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LSMOH Oct 16
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Giving details of the investigation, Abayomi explained that a 14-year-old SS1 female student fell ill on the 3rd of October and was sent home after receiving first aid at the school.
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LSMOH Oct 16
Replying to @ProfAkinAbayomi
Commissioner for Health, , who broke the news today, said 181 students & staff members of a private school located in a suburb of Lekki tested positive to COVID19 during surveillance & case investigation in the school. There are 441 students & staff in the school.
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LSMOH Oct 16
LAGOS CONFIRMS COVID19 INFECTION IN A PRIVATE SCHOOL ….Reemphasizes the need to obey Prevention Protocols Lagos State Government has confirmed positive COVID-19 cases in a private boarding school in Lekki.
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LSMOH Oct 16
Happening now! Series 2 of the State Continuing Medical Education Program Topic: Public Health Strategies for Management and Control of & the need for Strategic Shift to Home Support Management.
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LSMOH Oct 16
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LSMOH Oct 16
Happening now! Series 2 of the State Continuing Medical Education Program Topic: Public Health Strategies for Management and Control of & the need for Strategic Shift to Home Support Management. Join us live on Facebook via 👉🏽
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LSMOH Oct 15
Join us for the 2nd series of the State CME Program themed: "Improving Quality Healthcare Service Delivery During Public Health Crisis" Register to participate in the live webinar session via 👉🏽 You can also join us live via Twitter & Facebook
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