The Lagos State Government on Monday decontaminated the hospital where late Abba Kyari was treated and five others, placing them under lock for two weeks, 9News Nigeria reports.
Prof Akin Abayomi, Lagos State Commissioner for Health had revealed that Kyari died from complications of COVID-19 at First Cardiology Consultants, Ikoyi, Lagos.
The hospitals include: First Cardiology Consultants, Ikoyi (where Abba Kyari died; St. Nicholas, Lagos Island branch; St. Edwards Hospital, Ajah; Vedic Lifecare Hospital, Lekki; County Hospital, Ogba; and Premier Specialist Hospital, Victoria Island.
One of the hospitals, Vevic Lifecare Hospital in Lekki, in a statement announced that the management suspended operations for approximately ten days.
The hospital said the decision became necessary after a COVID-19 patient was inadvertently admitted at the facility and two hospital staff members contracted the deadly virus.
The staff and family members who visited the hospital or had been in contact with anyone who visited any of the above-listed hospitals were advised to self-isolate and call the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).