Coronavirus: No symptoms in 39 quarantined persons – Ogun State Commissioner

Coronavirus: No symptoms in 39 quarantined persons – Ogun State Commissioner

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Ogun State Government confirmed that the 39 persons quarantined in an isolation facility in Ewekoro have not shown any symptoms of coronavirus disease.

 

According to Punch,  Coker said; “We all know that coronavirus is a global emergency.  The index case, a 44-year-old Italian national, who was transferred from Ogun State to the Bio-Security Laboratory is responding to treatment.

 

“Even the people who have been quarantined are not developing any symptoms.

 

“The need to keep spreading the message of personal hygiene at different levels is very important. Hence, we want to solicit your support in fighting this disease.”

 

In her remarks, the Team Lead, African Region, World Health Organisation, Prof. Bola Olayinka, underscored the need for social distancing in the event of respiratory tract infection.

 

She urged that the habit of touching face and other parts of the body without washing hands should be discouraged.

 

Responding, Pastor Odesola thanked the state government for the gesture, promising that the pastors would not fail to spread information on the importance of personal hygiene in their various localities.

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