Lagos Health Commissioner recovers from COVID-19

The Lagos Commissioner for Health, Prof Akin Abayomi has tested negative for COVID-19

This was revealed in a tweet on Monday by the special assistant to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on media.

Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Lagos State, Gbenga Omotosho, in a statement, said “It is with gratitude to God that I announce the recovery and subsequent negative test for COVID-19 of the Honorable Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi.

“Following the mandatory isolation, the Commissioner retook a COVID-19 PCR test which returned negative yesterday evening.

“Governor Sanwo-Olu, the Incident Commander, is excited by the news and urges Lagosians to realise that COVID-19 is still with us; they should keep obeying the guidelines- watching their hands, wearing face masks and avoiding large gatherings, among others.

The commissioner has been on 14 days self-isolation and home care after he tested positive for the virus on August 24th

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