Six Private Lagos Hospitals Shut Due To Exposure To COVID-19.

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The patients and visitors that had visited the six private Lagos hospitals that exposed the COVID 19 have received messages from those hospitals which advised them to go on self-isolate. If they have visited St Nicholas, Lagos Island branch, First Cardiology Consultants Hospital, Ikoyi, County Hospital, Ogba and Premier Specialist Hospital, St Edwards Hospital, Ajah, Vedic Lifecare Hospital, Lekki, Victoria Island.

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Lately, as they have been exposed to COVID-19, the hospitals, now under lock, have been decontaminated by the state government. In a separate message sent out by the hospital’s management, the staff and family members who may have visited the hospital. Or staff who may have been in contact with anyone who visited any of the above-listed hospitals were advised to go on self-isolate and call the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).

In a letter signed by Dr Ebun Bamgboye, the Clinical Director of St Nicholas, the hospitals will suspend services for two weeks. The facility was decongested on the 18th, and the suspension of service commenced on the 19th. Alternatively, Bamgboye said, patients will be attended to through telemedicine. A resident, Mrs Olayinka. Urged the state government to do the needful by revealing the names of all affected private and public hospitals for the safety of the populace.

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