The Ogun State Government has revealed that the 39 persons on quarantine in the isolation facility of a company in Ewekoro have not shown any symptom of coronavirus disease.
The state Commissioner for Health, Dr. Tomi Coker, made this known while leading a team to the Redemption Camp of the Redeemed Christian Church of God along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.
Coker disclosed this in a statement sent from the state Ministry of Information.
The statement shows that the team was received by the senior pastors of the RCCG during the sensitization.
Coker streseed that the global emergency posed by COVID-19 informed the need to sensitise religious leaders who would take the message to their various communities.
She called on religious leaders to join the government in enlightening the members of the public.
Coker said, “We all know that coronavirus is a global emergency. The index case, a 44-year-old Italian national, who was transferred from Ogun State to the Bio-Security Laboratory is responding to treatment.
“Even the people who have been quarantined are not developing any symptoms.
“The need to keep spreading the message of personal hygiene at different levels is very important. Hence, we want to solicit your support in fighting this disease.”