62-year-old UK returnee tested positive in Ogun, 32 isolated

The Ogun State Government has confirmed that a 62-year-old man who recently returned from the United Kingdom had tested positive for COVID -19.
The state Commissioner for Health,  Dr Tomi Coker, disclosed this on Tuesday while briefing journalists  on the coronavirus in the state.
Coker, at the briefing attended  by the Special Adviser to Governor Dapo Abiodun on Public Communications, Remmy Hazzan, said 32 contacts had been isolated.
Coker said the case was a resident of Sagamu and that he recently  arrived in the country from the United Kingdom on March 17 before he  started showing symptoms of COVID -19.
She said the case presented a history of cough few days after he got to his residence in Sagamu and was later tested positive for COVID -19.
The commissioner disclosed that 28 caregivers and four family members  that had contacts with him were  at the isolation centre at the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital, Sagamu.
She  said, “Today, we have a newly confirmed COVID-19 case in Ogun State. The said case is 62-year-old man who resides in Sagamu.
“He had history of recent travel. He travelled on the 17th of March. He  presented history of cough and was tested and the test came out positive. Our priority at the moment is to provide care for the gentleman. He has been transferred to our isolation centre which is located at the OOUTH, Sagamu.”
On contact tracing, Coker said, “He  has recently returned from the United Kingdom and we have contacted all his contacts who are 28 caregivers and four members of his family, 32 altogether.
“We have been able to contact them. He has been very responsible by isolating himself since he arrived, therefore it makes our job quite easy in tracing his contacts.”

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