COVID-19: 438 Patients Yet To Turn Up For Treatment In Lagos

COVID-19: 438 Patients Yet To Turn Up For Treatment In Lagos

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The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, says 438 COVID-19 patients in Lagos communities were yet to turn up for treatment at the isolation centres.

Abayomi made the disclosure through his Twitter account on Tuesday while giving the state’s COVID-19 update for Sept.12.

He said that 48 new COVID-19 infections were confirmed out of a total of 915 COVID-19 tests conducted in the state on the reported day.

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According to him, the new cases bring the total number of confirmed COVID-19 infections in Lagos to 18,531 adding that a total number of 92,206 samples have been tested since the outbreak of the pandemic.

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.

Also, data by the World Health Organisation (WHO), Africa Region, shows that there are 1,338,996 confirmed COVID-19 cases on the continent, with over one million recoveries and 32,354 deaths.

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