Nigeria

Lagos Has Conducted Over 43,978 COVID-19 Tests – Health Commissioner

Pinterest LinkedIn Tumblr

Commissioner for Health, Prof Abayomi, says the state has carried out over 43,978 tests so far.

Lagos Has Conducted Over 43,978 COVID-19 Tests - Health Commissioner
Lagos Has Conducted Over 43,978 COVID-19 Tests – Health Commissioner

He disclosed this via his twitter handle on Wednesday.

The commissioner noted that as of July 5th, 6,594 of active cases being monitored in communities by COVID19 Lagos response team have either fully recovered or positively responding to treatments.

He said: “2,422 active cases in the communities are yet to turn up for admission in care centres either due to ignorance or fear of stigmatization or preference for home care treatments.

Currently, Lagos has 11, 520 confirmed cases, 9,696 active cases, of the confirmed cases 1,707 patients have since been discharged from COVID19 care Centres following full recovery and 364 of the cases are currently under isolation in public and private care centres.

Also, 1313 people have died according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC.

Adelowo Adegboyega
Link Up

Submit press release, news tips to us: [email protected] | Follow us @ODUNewsNG | Google News Publication