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The Lagos State Government has faulted the widespread media reports on N1 million daily spending on a COVID-19 patient in the state.
The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Akin Abayomi, said on Thursday that the state may experience the peak of coronavirus by August.
The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has advised citizens against anxiety, saying COVID-19 will eventually be contained in the state and Nigeria.
The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, on Sunday said that the state tested a total of 42,348 samples for COVID-19 as at July 3.
Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof Akin Abayomi, says the state requires not less than 260,000 units of blood annually to meet with the growing blood transfusion demand at health facilities in the state.
The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has announced four more COVID-19 related deaths, increasing the infection mortality in Lagos to 46.
“There is also a situation that we experience, when we test people, sometimes they find it difficult to find them. The ambulances will go into community, people will flee their homes, and they make it difficult for us to find them.”
Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, on Friday said Lagos may record between 90,000 and 120,000 positive cases of Coronavirus by July or August when the state reaches its peak.
The commissioner, who spoke during a television programme in Lagos, said Lagos was recording more confirmed cases lately as a reflection of the increased testing capacity, even as more patients were discharged from isolation following their full recovery.
The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi, Sunday said there was no existing law in the state that prohibits them from releasing the bodies of COVID-19 dead patients to their relatives even as he disclosed that no fewer than one million households have been reached in the search for active cases of COVID-19 in communities.
The Lagos State Government said it would only allow the 67 Nigerian returnees from Ivory Coast to leave for their state after completing their 14-day quarantine in the Badagry.
The Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, and National Association of Resident Doctors, NARD, yesterday rejected plans by the Federal Government to invite Chinese doctors into the country, describing it as an embarrassment to their members and health workers in the country.
The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, on Sunday said the state has recorded the death of a 36-year-old Nigerian man, who died of COVID-19 in the state.
The race to trace the contacts of a man who died of coronavirus in Lagos on Friday began yesterday. His coronavirus status was unknown because his friend who took him to the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) on Thursday unconscious didn’t disclose it.
The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) kept the petrol dealers guessing on Tuesday when it approved an ex-depot price of N138.62 per litre for the Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) petrol and kept the pump price to its chest.
The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Rep. Ndudi Elumelu (PDP-Delta), says opposition lawmakers in the house have been at the center of unearthing and exposing acts of corruption in the country.
The Zamfara State Government has directed secondary schools in the state to reopen from August 9, to enable exiting students sit for Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE).
Activities on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) extended a positive trend on Tuesday with key market indices appreciating further by 0.31 per cent.
The Executive Secretary, National Universities Commission (NUC), Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, says 32 federal, state and private universities across all geopolitical zones are involved in different stages of research toward tackling direct and collateral impacts of COVID-19.
Callum Wilson has told Bournemouth teammates he wants to leave.
Pan Niger Delta Forum, (PANDEF), has demanded the immediate reversal of the naming of Agbo Railway station after former President Goodluck Jonathan, describing the action as meaningless and belittling to the person and status of the former president.
Police in Zimbabwe on Friday arrested internationally-acclaimed novelist Tsitsi Dangarembga as they enforced a ban on protests coinciding with the anniversary of President Emmerson Mnangagwa's election.
The Police in Delta has begun investigation into the alleged murder of a youth in Ozoro, headquarters of Isoko North Local Government Area of the state.
The Deputy Governor of Edo State, Comrade Phillip Shaibu, on Friday praised Governor Godwin Obaseki for his pragmatic leadership, purposeful administration and uncommon vigour.