28 Persons Quarantined In Ogun After Contact With Italian Man Who Tested Positive For Coronavirus

February 29, 2020
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Ogun State Government has on Friday quarantined twenty-eight people believed to have come in contact with an Italian man who tested positive of coronavirus.

KanyiDaily had reported that an Italian man was on Thursday, February, 27, 2020, confirmed as the first case of Coronavirus in Nigeria.

The Italian man was said to had visited Lafarge Africa Plc, a cement manufacturing company in Ewekoro, Ogun state, where he had contact with several Lafarge employees.

After two days business trip to Ogun, the man fell ill and was taken to Lagos State on the third day where he was diagnosed with coronavirus.

While addressing newsmen on the update of the Coronavirus incident in Ogun, Governor Dapo Abiodun disclosed that his government has since shut down the cement factory in Ewekoro and quarantined several employees of Lafarge to avoid a spread of the deadly virus.

“The particular company in question has been practically shut down and they have set up two isolation centres within the premises.

“They have identified all those that have been in contact with this index, totalling about 28. All those 28 people have been quarantined.”

In its earlier statement, Lafarge said the Italian, whose name was not given, works as a consultant that provides services to the cement company.

Meanwhile, a Nigerian striker in Italy, Paul Akpan Udoh, has become the first footballer to be infected with the deadly coronavirus.

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