The Appearing Secretary of Well being and Human Companies Secretariat of Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), Dr Mohammed Kawu has examined optimistic for COVID-19.
Kawu, made the disclosure whereas briefing newsmen on the Asokoro District Hospital, the place he’s presently receiving therapy, on Thursday in Abuja.
In accordance with him, his journey to the isolation middle started 12 days in the past when he began skilled feverish circumstances.
” The feverish situation prompted me to go for COVID-19 take a look at which turned out to be optimistic,” he stated.
Kawu stated it was essential for Nigerians to understand that COVID-19 was actual and may very well be deadly.
“I would like each Nigerians, as I’ve all the time suggested them within the media, that COVID-19 is actual and anyone may be contaminated, particularly these of us which are on the frontline.
”The illness may be deadly and it’s important that everybody follows all of the extant tips of hand washing or sanitizing, preserve social distancing sporting of facial protecting and staying at residence,” Kawu stated.
He stated that the most important downside for entrance line well being employees was infecting members of their households at residence.
The FCTA well being secretary stated that his members of the family who’re contaminated are additionally being managed throughout the FCT system.
“I’m pleased and I thank my creator that mine was reasonable an infection. I bought some signs that weren’t very extreme.
” I needed to be on intravenous (IV) medication for about 10 days. I’m stronger now. Most likely they are going to discharge me anytime quickly.
” I observed essential factor; there may be a lot dedication by the well being employees, they’re very dedicated, very patriotic. They’re risking their lives to guard the society,” Kawu stated.
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He appealed to all Nigerians to be concerned within the battle towards the COVID-19.
He, nevertheless, urged all people to take private accountability to make sure safety of their household.
Kawu known as on COVID-19 sufferers receiving therapy at Isolation and Remedy Heart to watch all extant tips to tame the unfold of the illness.
The Information Company of Nigeria (NAN) reviews that FCT has seven isolation and therapy facilities throughout the territory, out of which six of them are public services whereas one is privately managed. (NAN)