Lagos Records 10 COVID-19 Deaths Within 24 Hours, 71,000 Persons Infected

The Lagos authorities says 10 individuals have died from COVID-19 associated issues between August 24 and August 25.

The Health Commissioner, Prof Akin Abayomi, disclosed this on his Facebook account on Thursday, whereas giving the state’s COVID-19 replace for each days.

Lagos Records 10 COVID-19 Deaths Within 24 Hours, 71,000 Persons Infected 2

According to the News Agency of Nigeria, he acknowledged that the ten deaths recorded on the reported date, elevated the variety of the state’s fatalities to 525.

The commissioner, nonetheless, didn’t give further info on the intercourse and age of the deceased individuals.

Abayomi, a professor of drugs, mentioned that 5,874 assessments had been carried out on the reported days, out of which 610 new COVID-19 infections had been confirmed.

“The new infections increased the state’s total COVID-19 infections to 71,544,” he mentioned.

According to the commissioner, 4,135 individuals with lively COVID-19 circumstances are at the moment receiving remedy underneath the state’s home-based care.

He mentioned 61,880 out of the contaminated individuals had thus far recovered in varied communities, whereas 4,764 recovered within the state’s COVID-19 isolation centres.

Abayomi disclosed that at the moment, there have been 240 sufferers receiving remedy within the state’s COVID-19 isolation centres.

The commissioner added that the whole variety of COVID-19 assessments carried out within the state because the outbreak of the pandemic stood at 672, 549.

Earlier, Abayomi, had suggested residents to get vaccinated and proceed to stick to all COVID-19 non-pharmaceutical protocol with a view to scale back their publicity to the virus.

The state on August 25 started the administration of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine on the 183 designated vaccination websites throughout the state.

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Lagos Records 10 COVID-19 Deaths Within 24 Hours, 71,000 Persons Infected

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