The Lagos State Commissioner of Health, Professor Akin Abayomi payed a visit to the Italian man who tested positive for the Coronavirus.
The case was confirmed on Feb. 27 as an Italian business traveler who arrived in Lagos from Milan on Feb. 25 tested positive after a test was carried out at the virology laboratory of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital.
The Italian man is currently being isolated and treated at the infectious Disease Hospital in Yaba.
Professor Abayomi said he spoke with the patient, assuring him that he would be well taken care of. He also inspected the ongoing renovation of the isolation wards.
The renovation is expected to be completed in a couple of days.
Professor Abayomi wrote via his twitter page:
“I visited the #COVID19 patient a male Italian national who is isolated at the Mainland Infectious Disease Hospital, where he is been managed by our well trained staff. I spoke to him and assured him of the Lagos state government’s resolve to ensure he gets adequate care”
“While at the Mainland Infectious Disease Hospital, I took time to inspect the ongoing renovation of the isolation wards. The renovation should be completed in a couple of days. I am satisfied with the renovation and preparedness work in the hospital,”