Lagos State governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu tests positive for COVID-19

The governor of Lagos State Babajide Sanwo-Olu has tested positive to the coronavirus.

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Mr Akin Abayomi, confirmed the news on Twitter on Saturday evening, December 12.

A part of the statement reads:

“Following Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s exposure to a confirmed case of COVID-19, 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.”

Mr Abayomi revealed the governor is already on treatment and currently “doing well.”

He added in the statement:

“Mr Governor is receiving treatment and is being closely monitored at home by the very experienced State COVID-19 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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