The Lagos State Honourable Commissioner for Health, Akin Abayomi has intimated the general public to disregard the news making rounds that he has tested positive to the dreaded coronavirus.
The Honourable Commissioner said it is the work of distractors who want to cause panic and anxiety in the society.
I hereby implore the general public to disregard the fake and misleading news circulating in the media to the effect that I have tested positive to #COVID19 infection.
It is evident that the fake news is calculated at causing panic and unnecessary anxiety amongst the populace.
I therefore urge the public to disregard any news on #COVID19 that does not emanate from @followslasg official communication channels and other verifiable sources.
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Remain vigilant and continue to play your part as responsible citizens in curtailing the spread of #COVID19 in our communities.
📍82 new cases of #COVID19 Infection were confirmed in Lagos.
📍The total number of confirmed #COVID19 cases in Lagos is now 1324.