The total number of covid-19 cases in lagos hits a record number of 30,830 people.
As the second wave of covid-19 is presumed by many in Nigeria, 4,176 persons infected with this deadly virus is currently undergoing treatment at home in lagos.
This was however said by the Lagos state commissioner for Health Prof.Akin Abayomi via his twitter handle on Friday 1 January, 2021.
He wrote “Total number of #COVID19 recovery in communities — 22,789; cases currently under isolation — 115; active cases under home-based care — 4,176; new #COVID19 related death — 3; total deaths — 240.”
The commissioner also identified Mushin, Ajeromi, Surulere, Amuwo-Odofin and Eti Osa as the five local government areas in the state with high number of COVID-19 infections.
He, therefore, appealed to Lagosians to stay safe, avoid crowded places and celebrate responsibly. He also advised that those who have no reason to move around should stay at home.
Meanwhile, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced 642 new cases of the virus in Lagos on Friday.
The Total number of covid-19 cases in the state has now risen to 30,830 cases.