Friday, November 6, 2020

Six test positive for COVID-19 in Lagos secondary school

Five members of staff and a student have tested positive for COVID-19 in a secondary school in Lagos State.

The Lagos State Government made this known in a statement on Friday.

The statement was titled, ‘Lagos confirms COVID_19 infection in secondary school’ and signed by

the Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi.

It read in part, “Lagos State Government has confirmed positive COVID-19 cases in a secondary boarding school on the mainland.

“A member of the school’s staff was confirmed positive for COVID-19 on the 2nd of November.

“Contact tracing has revealed that a student and four contacts of the staff member are positive for COVID-19.

“The staff member fell ill for a few days and received first aid at the school clinic. She subsequently tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday 2nd of November at the Lagos State Biobank.”

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