Gastroentities Outbreak In Ogun, Several Victims Hospitalized

Third wave of Covid 19 killed 20 persons in Ogun in August

An outbreak of gastroenteritis has been reported in parts of Ogun State

The outbreak was discovered among commercial motorcyclists and scavengers in Magboro and Ofada axis of Obafemi Owode local government areas

Health commissioner, Doctor Tomi Coker, who broke the news, says the index case of the disease appeared to have just arrived the area from outside the state

Coker adds that a toilet in the area and a quack doctor had contributed to the spread of the disease

Already, a number of infected people had been admitted into hospitals for treatment

The commissioner says that a treatment centre had been set up by her ministry, to contain the spread of the disease, while neighbouring communities had been alerted to report any suspicious cases to the nearest health facilities

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