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.