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Over 100 individuals take a look at optimistic for HIV throughout lockdown in Ogun

The state authorities says at the least 105 folks have contracted HIV through the COVID-19 lockdown in Ogun state. As a dangerous sexual conduct.

Well being Commissioner Dr. Tommy Coker, whereas revealing this at a press convention marking this 12 months's World AIDS Day, revealed that about 20,827 individuals are dwelling with HIV in Ogun State. Coker stated Ogun has the very best HIV circumstances within the Southwest. To maintain the virus below management.

She added that the prevalence of Ogun is 1.6 p.c, saying that Lagos, Ondo, Oyo and Osun have 1.four p.c, 1.1 p.c, 0.9 p.c and 0.9 p.c, respectively.

In the meantime, a ruling Menna known as on folks to stick to pointers issued by the federal government and different companies to cease the unfold of HIV, particularly through the coronavirus pandemic.