Prof. Akin Abayomi
The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, says 438 active cases of COVID-19 in Lagos communities were yet to turn up for treatment in the state’s COVID-19 care centres.
The Lagos State Commissioner of Health and state Deputy Incident Commander for COVID-19 responses, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has tested positive for the virus.
The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu and his wife, Ibijoke, have tested negative for the coronavirus disease.
The Lagos State Government has said that it is set to discharge 6 coronavirus infected persons in the state.
An Indian on the staff of Onshore Construction Company, an instrumentation contracting firm with Dangote Fertilizer Limited, who had shown symptoms associated with COVID-19 and subsequently isolated, has tested negative.
The Minister of Health, Prof. Osagie Ehanire, says Lagos State, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, is well prepared and ready to contain the novel Coronavirus, 2019-nCoV, infectious disease, if eventually it breaks out in Nigeria.
Dr Taiwo Sheikh, National President, Association of Psychiatrists of Nigeria, APN, on Tuesday blamed the high incidents of suicide in Nigeria on lack of prevention strategies and programmes.