Prof. Akin Abayomi, Lagos State Honourable Commissioner for Health

438 COVID-19 active cases yet to come for treatment in Lagos: Commissioner

*Fresh cases bring total number of confirmed COVID-19 infections in Lagos to 18,531 ─Prof. Akin Abayomi

Isola Moses | ConsumerConnect

Prof. Akin Abayomi, Lagos State Honourable Commissioner for Health, has said that 438 active cases of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the state are yet to turn up for treatment.

The governor disclosed via his verified Twitter account @ProfAkinAbayomi Tuesday, September 15, 2020, while giving the state’s COVID-19 update for September 12.

Prof. Abayomi said that 48 new COVID-19 infections were confirmed out of a total of 915 COVID-19 tests conducted in the state on the reported day.

The fresh cases bring the total number of confirmed COVID-19 infections in Lagos to 18,531, said Abayomi.

He stated that the total number of COVID-19 tests conducted in the state since inception of the pandemic now stands at 92,206.

The Commissioner added: “2,407 of the confirmed cases have since been discharged from #COVID19 Care Centres following full recovery.

“Also, 15,422 of the confirmed cases monitored in communities by #COVID19 Lagos Response Team have either fully recovered or positively responding to treatments, the commissioner said.

According to him, 59 of the cases were currently under isolation in public and private care centres.

Meanwhile, data by the World Health Organisation (WHO), Africa Region, showed that there are 1,338,996 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa with over one million recoveries and 32,354 deaths.

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