Any malaria-like symptoms should be considered a COVID19 virus infection – Governor Sanwo-Olu tells Lagos residents

Any malaria-like symptoms should be considered a COVID19 virus infection ? Governor Sanwo-Olu tells Lagos residents (video)

 

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has said that any malaria-like symptom should now be considered and treated as COVID19 until proven otherwise.

 

The governor said this while briefing newsmen at the State House, Ikeja on the COVID-19 update in the state today January 19. In his words;

 

“In this second wave of the current pandemic, any malaria-like symptoms should be considered as COVID-19 virus infection unless and until otherwise proven either by doing a proper malaria test or a COVID test. Any infected individual with COVID-like symptoms should proceed to any of our public health facilities and/or laboratories to get tested for free”

 

The governor also spoken on the importance of reopening schools despite the second wave of the pandemic.

 

Watch a video of him speaking below

 

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