The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, says there are 9,631 active COVID-19 cases being managed under the state’s Home Based Care.
Abayomi tweeted this via his verified Twitter handle @ProfAkinAbayomi on Wednesday while giving the state’s COVID-19 update for January 31.
The commissioner said that there are currently 205 patients under isolation at the state’s COVID-19 care centres.
Abayomi said that 1,412 tests were conducted on the reported date, out of which 227 new COVID-19 infections were confirmed in the state.
As of Wednesday night reckoning, the state’s total COVID-19 infections is 50,318.
The commissioner added that the total number of COVID-19 tests conducted in the state since inception of the pandemic was 303,308, noting that 3,440 COVID-19 patients who had been successfully treated and cured were discharged from the state’s care centres.
He added that 35,909 COVID-19 recoveries were recorded in various communities in the state.
The commissioner, however, disclosed that the state recorded another three COVID-19-related fatalities, increasing the COVID-19 deaths in the state to 308.
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