The Federal Medical Centre Idi – Aba Abeokuta in Ogun  has recorded two new cases of coronavirus 

This was disclosed by Mr Segun Orisajo,  Head,  Public Relations of the hospital, in a statement issued and made available to journalists in Abeokuta

Orisajo explained that the  two cases who were adult males presented at the Centre’s Accident & Emergency unit on Saturday , May  16, saying both of them were from Lagos axis.

“In adherence to  the triage protocol put in place as part of the control measures, the two patients were  immediately isolated from other patients.

“In confirmation of the earlier suspicion by the care givers, the results of their  samples returned a few minutes ago positive.

He explained that "Arrangements are being finalized for their movement to the Ogun State Isolation Centre, Ikenne,” he said. 

Reacting , the Medical Director, Prof. Adewale Musa- Olomu , reiterated his earlier appeal to members of the public not to panic, saying there was nothing to worry about.

He explained that all the personnel who treated those  patients  took necessary precautionary measures.

”The Centre at the moment is not in short supply of Personal Protective Equipment for our personnel.

” At the same time we ensure the utmost safety of all patients who come to our Centre for medical and health care services.

” On the latest new cases, I wish to assure our Staff and users of our facility that the Management is on top of the situation ” the Medical Director remarked.