Lagos Discovers 119 Persons with COVID-19 Symptoms During House to House Enquiry

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SWITZERLAND, APRIL 15 – The commissioner for health in Lagos state, Akin Abayomi, says a total of 118,000 households have been reached in the active case search of possible COVID-19 cases in communities.

The commissioner said this at a media briefing on Tuesday, that community search was activated to limit the spread of the disease in the state which has the highest number of COVID-19 patients in the country.

Abayomi said 119 persons were found with symptoms of coronavirus but tests are being conducted to determine their status.

He said those identified to have COVID-19 will be taken to the isolation centres, in order to reduce the opportunities for transmission.

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