Akin Abayomi, Commissioner for Health, made the announcement in a statement Friday night. A member of the school’s staff was confirmed positive to COVID-19 on the 2nd of November.
Contact tracing has revealed that a student and four contacts of the staff member are positive to COVID-19. Abayomi noted that the staff fell ill for a few days and received first aid at the school clinic.
She subsequently tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday 2nd of November at the Lagos State Biobank.
The Lagos State COVID-19 Incident Command System through the Emergency Operation Center is investigating the incident. “We would like to assure members of the public and stakeholders of the school that the situation is completely under control. Steps are being taken to contain the spread within the school and reduce exposure to the outside community. All parents are being contacted first through the PTA and a family zoom call is being arranged to further allay their fears