Covid-19: No More Hiding Place, As Lagos State Government Begins House-To-House Search For Positive Coronavirus Patients

The Lagos State Government, has commenced house-to-house case identification, to detect possible cases of Covid-19 in the State.

This was contained in a statement from the Lagos Ministry of Health, on Thursday.

The statement quoted the State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, as saying this during a Joint Ministerial Press briefing on Covid-19 intervention in Lagos State, which held in Alausa, Ikeja.

Abayomi noted that the Covid-19 case identification campaign tagged: the ‘Community Active Case Search’, is expected to run for two weeks in the first instance across the State.

He stressed that the Officials carrying out the exercise can be identified with the Covid-19 outbreak response tags and letters from the Local Government.

He said: “In the coming days, some of our health workers will be moving around in pairs, to administer an electronic questionnaire at homes and healthcare facilities, to make enquiries about symptoms of cough, cold, and fever.

“This is in a bid to intensify our search for possible cases of Covid-19 in different communities across the State. I implore you to give them your maximum support, by providing accurate information that would help in containing this pandemic quickly.”

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