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Infected covid-19 patients in Lagos undergoing home-based treatment

At least 4,527 persons infected with COVID-19 in Lagos State are currently undergoing home-based treatment in the wake of the second wave of the infection in the country.

This was made known by the state Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi in a tweet via his verified handle, @ProfAkinAbayomi.

He also disclosed that there are 140 cases currently under isolation.

“New COVID19 infections confirmed 642 at a positive rate of 31.3%, total confirmed COVID19 infections – 30,863, the total cumulative number of COVID19 tests conducted – 22,1717.

“Total number of COVID19 cases discharged from COVID19 Lagos Care centres- 2,920, the total number of COVID19 recovery in communities – 23,036, Cases currently under isolation-140, Active Cases under Home-based care- 4,527,” the Commissioner tweeted on Saturday.

Abayomi had earlier in a tweet on Friday identified five top high burden Local Government Areas in the state with COVID-19 cases as Eti-Osa, Ajeromi, Surulere, Amuwo-Odofin and Mushin.

He appealed to residents to stay safe, avoid crowded places, and celebrate responsibly, warning that those who have no reason to move around should stay at home.

Source: Channels Tv

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