The Lagos State University Thursday announced that some students of the state’s University College of Medicine (LASUCOM) tested positive for COVID-19, leading the institution to immediately close down all the hostel facilities.
In a release by the Coordinator, Centre for Information, Press and Public Relations, Lagos State University, Ademola Adekoya, the institution said roommates of the students who tested positive and their associates are being tested.
“The college already isolated the affected three students and has commenced contact tracing of all affected students.
“The hostel facilities were immediately closed for disinfect upon confirmation of the status of the students.“All students of the college have been advised to proceed home to self-isolate for the next 14 days from where their health status will be monitored by the college. Phone numbers/contacts of all students are already obtained to that effect.