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10 people in Sanwo-Olu's official residence test positive for coronavirus

The governor and his wife tested negative for the coronavirus, according to an official announcement.

Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu [Twitter/@babajidesanwoolu]

The State House is the official residence of the state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, and his family.

The Commissioner for Health, Akin Abayomi, announced on Thursday, May 7, 2020 that Sanwo-Olu and his wife, Joke, tested negative after three consecutive tests.

He said, "On behalf of @followlasg, I therefore implore you all to continue to embrace the #MaskUpLagos initiative and observe all precautionary measures such as physical distancing, hand washing and other personal hygiene.

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"All directives on easing lockdown in Lagos State remain in force.

"It is our collective responsibility to do all we can to stop the spread of #COVID19."

Lagos is the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak in Nigeria with 1,308 cases, 41.6% of the country's total of 3,145.

Nigeria has recorded coronavirus cases in 34 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, as of May 6.

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534 people have recovered and been discharged after medical treatment, but 103 people have died.

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