One of the hospitals where the first patient who died as a result of Coronavirus in Oyo State visited, Lafia Hospital, Apata Ibadan, has been shut down for two weeks.
It was reported that this is coming few days after a COVID-19 patient visited the hospital for treatment on hypertension.
It was recall that the Oyo State government had on Wednesday announced the death of a 55-year-old known patient who lied about his health status and travel history.
The patient who is said to be one of the top officers in the Nigeria Customs Service, operating in Northern Nigeria, has his family in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.
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But, the management of the hospital in a statement made available on Sunday, he said all members of staff who had contact with the patient have been tested for COVID-19, and the hospital facility remained closed for decontamination of the building
It was at the point of contacting the NCDC that the daughter of the patient confessed that his father has been tested for COVID-19.