The Management of the Federal College of Education, Osiele, Abeokuta, Ogun State on Friday, shut down the institution for two weeks after a medical worker at the institution died of COVID-19 complications.
Two other workers at the College’s Medical Centre equally tested positive for the virus.
The institution’s Registrar, Adedayo Adebayo disclosed this in a statement issued in Abeokuta on Friday.
He said a report carried out “attributed the cause of death of one of the medical personnel that transited to immortality lately to complications that arose from COVID-19.
“Regrettably, the two other staff of the medical centre similarly tested positive to the viral infection and have been placed on isolation and undergoing treatment.
“Arising from this untoward development, it is incumbent on the college management to immediately close down the college so as to forestall further spread of the virus.”