The Ahmmadiyyah Hospital in the Ojokoro area of Lagos State where the patient diagnosed with the first case of Lassa fever visited before going to LUTH is now under surveillance and sealed off from the public until further notice.
The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide Idris said 15 in-patients, as well as 25 health workers in the facility are being monitored for the next 21 days.
The doctor further said that contact tracing is ongoing and there are currently 92 contacts being followed up including those at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital.
The patient, a 25 year old male undergraduate of the Ahmadu Bello University, Kaduna, is presently being managed at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital and his condition is stable.
The first case of Lassa fever was confirmed in Lagos on Friday.