More Than 4,000 People Living In Lagos Are Being Treated Of Coronavirus at Their Homes




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The second wave of the deadly coronavirus has intensiifed with 4,176 currently being treated at their respective homes in Lagos.

The revelation made by the state for Health, Prof Akin Abayomi on Friday.

He noted that the total in the state stood at 240.

Abayomi wrote, “Total number of #19 recovery in communities – 22,789; cases currently under isolation – 115; active cases under home-based care – 4,176; #19 related death – 3; total – 240.”

He put the number of -19 cases discharged from Lagos care centres at 2,901 while three coronavirus-related were recorded, bringing the total -19 induced fatalities in the state to 240.

The also identified five burden local government areas in the state with -19 cases as Eti-Osa, Ajeromi, Surulere, Amuwo-Odofin and Mushin.

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

Also, the branch of the Nigerian Medical Association has lamented the nonchalant attitude of Nigerians, saying it is responsible for the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The of the Lagos NMA, Dr Adetunji Adenekan, said this on Friday in a statement, while stressing the need for a index of suspicion among health care professionals.

“We state, with the utmost sense of responsibility, that the carefree or nonchalant attitude of the Nigerian public towards the COVID-19 protocols is largely responsible for the second wave of the pandemic,” he added.

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