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Breaking: No cause for alarm over Coronavirus outbreak – Sanwo-Olu

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Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Friday allayed the fear of Lagosians on the outbreak of the deadly Coronavirus in the state, saying there is no cause for alarm.

Speaking at a press conference at the State House, Marina, Sanwo-Olu said the government had begun tracing those who had contacts with the patient who developed the symptoms in Ogun State, where he had a businesses meeting on Tuesday after he arrived Lagos from Milan, Italy, on Monday, without symptoms, but was later referred to Lagos after exhibiting the signs and was first treated at the Company’s facilities, in Ogun State.

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With Surveillance Officers stationed in all the Local Government and Local Council Development Areas, the state Governor tasked Lagosians and Nigerians in general on preventive measures through observing proper personal and environmental hygiene.

Sanwo-Olu, who hinted that there are various levels of escalation, said the State is constantly in touch with the National Centre For Disease Control, Federal Government and all other stakeholders while surveillance, Monitoring and containment will be intensified.

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