HeadlinesNews Five LGAs lead COVID-19 tests positivity in Lagos By maritimemag January 3, 202149 views ShareTweet 0 Five LGAs lead COVID-19 tests positivity in Lagos Tayo AFOLABI Five LGAs are leading in Covid-19 tests positivity of between 27 and 25 percent in Lagos State. They are Eti-Osa, Ajeromi, Surulere, Amuwo-Odofin, and Mushin. They are followed by Apapa with 24 percent and Agege 20 percent. Lagos State Commissioner for health, Professor Akin Abayomi who made the revelation in a tweet on 1st January, described the five LGAs high burden areas. At present, Lagos leads Nigeria’s COVID-19 grim statistics with 30,830 cases and 247 fatalities. On Friday, the state reported a record 642 infections, out of 2,053 tests conducted. On Saturday, Abayomi said 4,527 people infected with COVID-19 in the state are currently undergoing home-based treatment. “Total number of #COVID19 cases discharged from #COVID19Lagos Care centres- 2,920 “Total number of #COVID19 recovery in communities- 23,036 “Cases currently under isolation-140 “New #COVID19 infections confirmed 642 at a positive rate of 31.3% “Total confirmed #COVID19 infections- 30,863 “Total cumulative number of #COVID19 tests conducted – 221717”. Abayomi in a previous tweet appealed to residents to stay safe, avoid crowded places, and celebrate responsibly. He urged those who have no reason to move around to stay at home NCDC pledges to support states’ health security. © 2021, maritimemag. All rights reserved.