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COVID-19: Three LASU Students Have Tested Positive To The Virus

Students of the Lagos State University College of Medicine (LASUCOM), have been directed to vacate their hostel as three of them have tested positive to Covid-19.

Mr. Ademola Adekoya, the Coordinator, Centre for Information, Press and Public Relations, Lagos State University (LASU), revealed this in a statement on Thursday.

He said that the roommates and friends of the three students would be tested for Covid-19.

He stated: “The college has already isolated the three students and commenced contact tracing.

“The hostel facilities were immediately closed for decontamination.

He added that all students of the college have been advised to proceed home and self-isolate themselves for the next 14 days from where their health status will be monitored by the college through phone calls.

He explained that any student who shows Covid-19 symptoms at home should reach out to the college through the dedicated lines for assistance and treatment.

Adekoya said: “The college is also providing psychological support for the three students who tested positive and their roommates.

“Parents, guardians and general public are assured that the safety of all staff and students is a top priority.”

He further said that management of LASU would continue to enforce compliance with Covid-19 protocols to ensure safety of all those in the university’s campuses across the state.

He said “Management enjoins all students, staff and the general public to take personal responsibility and continue to observe Covid-19 guidelines as the virus is real and deadly.”

 

 

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