Three (3) COVID-19 Isolation Centres In Lagos Closed

Three (3) COVID-19 Isolation Centres In Lagos Closed

Three (3) COVID-19 Isolation Centres In Lagos Closed

Lagos COVID-19 separation place in Yaba: 3 focuses being closed in the state

Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State, said the COVID-19 separation place in highbrow Eti-Osa LGA has been shut down, with impact from Friday night.

Additionally shut down are the disengagement places in Lekki and Agidingbi, in Ikeja.

Sanwo-Olu declared the conclusion at Lagos House, Marina, during the seventeenth update on the administration of coronavirus in the state.

The governor said that the patients moved to an enormous limit place – Indo-Center in Anthony territory, which would be before long be initiated.

“Over the last four, five months, we have built excess capacity centres, but that is only the way to go, you cannot over-prepare.

“We have got to a stage where we need to balance the economics of this and which of these facilities do we need to keep running.

“Some of them now are having less than 20 per cent of occupancy.

“This is why we reach a conclusion to shut Eti-Osa facility and another one in Lekki,’’ the governor said.

He clarified that the Infectious Diseases Hospital (IDH) in Yaba “is currently additionally bit by bit being returned to its previous status as a clinic to oblige all types of irresistible ailments”.

He included that the Ca-COVID devoted tent on the IDH grounds would, be that as it may, remain carefully for COVID-19 cases.

Sanwo-Olu said that in June, the administration further extended COVID-19 testing limit in Lagos with the accreditation of seven private research centers.

As per him, in the week finished July 26, the administration effectively tested near 9,000 examples in Lagos State, over people in general and private division research facilities.

He said that it demonstrated a 50 percent expansion from the around 6,000 examples tested in every one of the first fourteen days.

The governor said that the expansion in testing would prompt an expansion in the quantity of day by day affirmed instances of the infection in the state.

As indicated by him, this is an invite advancement, since the administration’s ability to contain the pandemic relies essentially upon how effective it is in distinguishing all the current cases.

“I must, however, also mention that we have seen a general decrease in positivity rates in Lagos State over the past two weeks, which, combined with the increase in testing numbers, paints a very encouraging picture of the outcome of our response strategy.

“We will continue to fine-tune our efforts and strategies to build on our successes and close any existing gaps.

“It has now been five months since the first case of coronavirus was recorded in Nigeria.

“Since then, Nigeria has seen more than 43,000 infections and significant disruption of social, religious, educational and economic life, like every other part of the world.

“As at July 31, Lagos state has had a total of 15,150 confirmed cases of COVID-19, with 10,835 persons who have recovered and discharged.

“We have sadly lost 194 persons to the virus.

“This leaves us with 1,813 active cases in community and 96 under management across various isolation centres in the state,’’ he said.


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