FMC Abeokuta records two new COVID-19 cases


The Federal Medical Centre Idi – Aba, Abeokuta, has recorded two new cases of coronavirus, POLITICS NIGERIA reports.

It was gathered that the two cases who were adult males on admission at the Centre’s Accident & Emergency unit on Saturday 16th May 2020.

This was contained in a statement signed by the spokesperson of the federal facility, Segun Orisajo, obtained on Wednesday.

Mr Orisajo noted that, in confirmation of the earlier suspicion by the caregivers, 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.”
Reacting, the Medical Director, 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 statement read in parts.

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