The Federal Medical Centre Idi – Aba Abeokuta in Ogun has recorded two new cases of coronavirus
Mr Segun Orisajo, Head, Public Relations of the hospital, disclosed this in a statement issued in Abeokuta on Tuesday.
Orisajo explained that the two cases who were adult males presented at the Centre’s Accident & Emergency unit on Saturday , May 16.
“Both of them were from Lagos axis.
“In adherence to the triage protocol put in place as part of the control measures, the two patients were immediately isolated from other patients.
“In confirmation of the earlier suspicion by the care givers, the results of their samples returned a few minutes ago positive.
“Arrangements are being finalized for their movement to the Ogun State Isolation Centre, Ikenne,” he said.
Reacting , the Medical Director, Prof. Adewale Musa- Olomu , reiterated his earlier appeal to members of the public not to panic.
” I wish to remark once again that there was nothing to worry about.
” All our personnel who treated those patients took necessary precautionary measures.
” The Centre at the moment is not in short supply of Personal Protective Equipment for our personnel.
” At the same time we ensure the utmost safety of all patients who come to our Centre for medical and health care services.
” On the latest new cases, I wish to assure our Staff and users of our facility that the Management is on top of the situation ” the Medical Director remarked.