COVID-19: Active community spread ongoing in Lagos

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COVID-19: Active community spread ongoing in Lagos

Prof. Akin Abayomi, the State Commissioner for Health, on his Twitter account on Wednesday,confirmed that active community spread of COVID-19 was still ongoing in the state.

Abayomi therefore advised that the present situation requires being careful and citizens should not be too anxious with the assurance that COVID-19 will eventually be contained in the state and Nigeria.

The Commissioner expressed optimism that everyone would survive and enjoy a healthy Lagos together.

“Relax, do not be anxious, COVID-19 will eventually be contained. We will all survive and enjoy a healthy Lagos together.
“COVID-19 will pass #ForAGreaterLagos, we can #BeatCOVID-19,” he tweeted.

Abayomi however,called on those having challenges coping with COVID-19 to speak out, and seek attention with the state healthcare professionals.

“We are ready to support you through your healing process.

“Don’t give up! The #ForAGreaterLagos spirit is the spirit of resilience and hope. Keep calm, Lagos loves you,” he said.

The commissioner urged them to remember to support people with disabilities, adding that they deserve attention and support.

“Together, we fight #COVID-19 as a united human race #ForAGreaterLagos,” he pointed out.

The commissioner also advised residents to eat balanced diets with fruits, and rest well, video calls for meetings and exercise regularly to stay healthy and fit.

Abayomi, pleaded with residents to ensure frequent hand washing with soap under running water, wearing of facemasks in public and maintaining physical distancing for a disease-free Lagos.

Recall that of the Nigeria, 576 recorded fresh cases on Tuesday,Lagos recorded 88 new cases to take the lead again.

How States Stand on Tuesday
Lagos-88
Kwara-87
FCT-82
Plateau-62
Ondo-39
Enugu-28
Oyo-26
Taraba-24
Kaduna-20
Ebonyi-20
Edo-17
Cross River-16
Kano-14
Rivers-11
Ogun-10
Delta-9
Nasarawa-8
Osun-8
Katsina-3
Imo-2
Kebbi-1
Borno-1

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