BY ROYAL IBEH, Lagos
The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi has revealed that 438 active cases of COVID-19 in Lagos communities have not turn up for treatment in the state’s COVID-19 care centres.
The commissioner stated this through his Twitter account, @ProfAkinAbayomi, on Tuesday while giving the state’s COVID-19 update on the management of the deadly ailment in the state.
According to him, 48 new COVID-19 infections were confirmed out of a total of 915 COVID-19 tests conducted in the state on the reported day, adding that the new cases bring the total number of confirmed COVID-19 infections in Lagos to 18,531.
He added that the total number of COVID-19 tests conducted in the state since inception of the pandemic now stands at 92,206.
Abayomi said: “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.
He said that 59 of the cases were currently under isolation in public and private care centres.