Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos state has narrated some of the symptoms he experienced while being treated for COVID-19.
The governor stated this on Thursday, December 24, after it was announced that he had recovered from the infection, The Cable reported.
Narrating his experience, Sanwo-Olu listed some of the symptoms he suffered to include:
2. Sore throat
He said he had a big bout of the COVID-19 virus, noting that in his case, he was not asymptomatic.
The Punch reported that the governor advised residents to seek medical attention when they feel unwell.
He said patients can recover if they don’t take chances.
Meanwhile, new data from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) may have confirmed the fears of the federal government that the country is experiencing a second of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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The health agency in a tweet on Thursday, December 24, confirmed 1041 new cases of the virus in Nigeria.
The NCDC disclosed that the new cases were found in 23 states, with Lagos recording the highest number of infections.
In a related report, another new variant of the coronavirus different from other discovered types of the disease appears to have been detected in Nigeria.
According to Al Jazeera, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC), made the disclosure on Thursday, December 24.
John Nkengasong, the head of the Africa CDC, said the new variant is not similar to the type discovered in the UK and South Africa.
Still on health, the federal government has declared that it would publish a list of 100 Nigerian passport numbers that would be suspended for a minimum of six months for flouting obligation to test seven days after arrival in Nigeria from overseas travel.
The special assistant to President Buhari on digital and new media, Tolu Ogunlesi, made this known in a tweet on Thursday, December 24.
The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 said the 100 affected persons have been contacted and confirmed that they failed to do the post-arrival test.
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