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COVID-19: 6,594 victims recover at home in Lagos – Abayomi

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LAGOS State Commissioner for Health,, Prof. Akin Abayomi has stated that 6,594 residents have recovered from COVID-19 under its home-care services.

  In a tweet yesterday, the commissioner stated that the cases were monitored in communities by COVID-19 response team the state.

  According to him, “2,422 active cases in the communities are yet to turn up for admission in care centres either due to ignorance, fear of stigmatisation or preference for home care treatments.

  The state has had 11,264 confirmed cases of the virus, and out of which, 1,707 patients have since been discharged from the various isolation centres in the state after full recovery.

  “364 of the cases are currently under isolation in public and private care centres,” he said.

  He stated that a total number of 43,978 COVID-19 tests have been conducted in Lagos State as as yesterday with 177 deaths related to the virus already recorded.

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