The Lagos State University College of Medicine has shut down its campus in Ikeja after some students and officials tested positive for COVID-19.
Students and officials of the college confirmed this to our correspondent.
The PUNCH gathered that there was panic after three of the students tested positive for COVID-19.
Head, Centre for Information, Press and Public Relations of the Lagos State University, Ademola Adekoya, also confirmed the development.
In a statement titled ‘Lagos State University College of Medicine close hostel as three students test positive for COVID-19’, Adekoya said the affected students are in isolation.
Part of the statement read, “The Management of Lagos State University wishes to inform staff, students and the general public that three students of the Lagos State University College of Medicine have tested positive for Covid-19 leading the College to immediately close down all her hostel facilities.
“In addition, stakeholders are also informed that roommates of the three 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. (Punch)