Local transmission of covid-19 is increasing in Lagos state
Lagos state Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi has revealed that local transmission of covid-19 is increasing within the state.
At a press conference on Monday April 6, Professor Akin disclosed that over 82% of covid-19 patient in Lagos where imported cases, but that has reduced and 45 percent of new cases has no travel history.
This means that the local transmission within the state is increasing.
He speech reads ;
At the end of week 4, 82% of the patients imported the disease from abroad while 18% had no travel history.
“By the end of week 5, 45% of the patients have no travel history.
This shows that the importation is decreasing and local transmission is increasing.”
There have been 120 confirmed cases of COVID 19 in Lagos.
87 of the cases are still active, 29 have been discharged, 2 have been evacuated and we have had 2 fatalities.
“The death that occurred at LUTH, all concerned have been put under isolation and will be observed for 14 days.”
Abayomi further added that 93 percent of the cases are Nigerians while seven percent are foreign nationals