OYOGist.com has learned that the Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi in a briefing on Tuesday announced that the survival rate of COVID-19 in Lagos State is 100%. He said this after NCDC confirms one new case of COVID-19 in Lagos State.
He said most of the patients in Lagos are experiencing a very mild to moderate degree of illness and there is no patient requiring the use of ventilator at the moment.
He said, ” the lockdown is to ground down movement and avoid mass transmission among the people of the State.”
He also added that health practitioners and volunteers numbering up to 100 are being trained everyday and plan is being made to increase the number to 150.
It was learnt that virologist from University of Ibadan are being deployed to assist in the fight against COVID-19.
Corona virus is real, we have been advised to stay safe. Everyone should try as much as possible to adhere strictly to the order of lockdown and we should always wash our hands with soap and water for 20 minutes under a running tap.