Checkout The LGA With The Highest Confirmed COVID-19 Cases In Lagos

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Checkout The LGA With The Highest Confirmed COVID-19 Cases In Lagos


The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has disclosed that Eti-Osa Local Government Area has the highest number of positive cases of COVID-19 in the state.

The Commissioner, during a news conference in the state on Friday, revealed that Eti-Osa has 47 out of the 98 confirmed cases.

The Commissioner further said that Ikeja has 24 cases, Lagos Mainland- 11, while Alimosho, Agege and Ikorodu has one case each.

He added that out of the 98 confirmed cases in the state, 74 are still active cases, while others have been discharged.

He stated that most of the patients are between 30 and 59 years, adding that two patients are over 60 years, while another two over 70 years.

He said most of the patients were experiencing a mild to moderate degree of the symptoms, adding that two of the patients are presently on Oxygen and if the oxygen does not work for them, they would change it to ventilators.

The Commissioner disclosed that there are about 20 ventilators in the state hospitals, and another 20 in the private hospitals which the state can access when needed, while he added that state has three molecular laboratories for COVID-19 test, conducting between 200 and 300 COVID-19 tests daily.

He thereafter disclosed that the state is curently tracing 2,450 contacts while he urged citizens to maintain social distancing and adhere to the stay at home order to curb the further spread of the virus.

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