The Federal Medical Centre in Abeokuta, Ogun state capital, has
announced that a 2-year-old child tested positive for Coronavirus at its
Spokesperson of the hospital, Segun Orisajo said the child was
admitted eight days ago on account of breathlessness and tests carried
out on her showed she had the virus.
“Due to the persisted high temperature, she was isolated, hence no
member of staff or other patients were unduly exposed,” he said.
“To confirm the initial suspicion by a team of care givers, on the
third day, she was screened for coronavirus while her treatment
“The samples of her test returned positive for coronavirus few moments ago.
“The girl is already receiving treatment at the Centre’s isolation
ward while the facility where she was initially admitted has been
The toddler is now receiving treatment at the hospital’s isolation
ward, while the hospital’s management has initiated a contact tracing of