The Italian confirmed to have been infected with Coronavirus had visited Ewekoro in Ewekoro Local Government Area of Ogun State this week.
Commissioner for Health, Tomi Coker, said on friday morning that residents and visitors to the state have no reason to panic.
Coker disclosed that the Italian visited a giant manufacturing company(name withheld) in Ewekoro community, adding that the facility so visited has since been quarantined in accordance with health safety standard.
The Commissioner, who abandoned her bed rest to attend to the public health emergency, while briefing the press, said the state has epidemiologists and Infectious Disease Consultant already handling the situation with support from the Lagos State Government and Federal Government.
Still speaking, She said efforts are in place to get in touch with people that have had contact with the established index case.
In final remarks,She advised the public to wash their hands regularly, cover their mouth and nose while sneezing or coughing and to report to the nearest public health centre if they notice any sign of cold, cough and respiratory difficulty.