COVID-19: Lagos confirms 50,310 infections

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Barr. SHarafadeen Abiodun

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi has disclosed the number of confirmed COVID-19 infections in the state to stand at 50, 310.

The commissioner, on Thursday made the disclosure on his Twitter account while presenting the COVID-19 Lagos updated for Feb 2.

According to him, 2,723 tests were conducted on the reported date, out of which 377 new COVID-19 infections were confirmed in the state, while the new infections increased the state’s total COVID-19 infectious to 50, 310.

Pro Abayomi said, the total number of COVID-19 tests conducted in the state since inception of the pandemic was 306, 847, also 3,485 COVID-19 patients who have been successfully treated and recovered have also been discharged from the state’s care centres.

He said;“Total number of COVID-19 recovery in communities is 37, 545, while cases currently under isolation stood at 195 and active cases under home-based care are 8, 773,

According to him, testing capacity continues to increase with the private laboratories accounting for 51 per cent of the COVID-19 test.

Pro Abayomi Finally advised the general public to adhere with the guidelines of COVID-19 safety protocols to lower their risk of being infected by the virus.

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