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Ogun : FMC, Abeokuta records 2 new COVID -19 cases

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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.

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