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438 Coronavirus Active Patients In Lagos Refuse To Show Up For Treatment – Commissioner

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi has said that 438 active cases of coronavirus in Lagos communities have refused to turn up for treatment in the state’s COVID-19 care centres.

Abayomi, made this known today, September 15 through his Twitter account, @ProfAkinAbayomi, while giving the state’s COVID-19 update, said that 48 new coronavirus infections were confirmed out of a total of 915 COVID-19 tests conducted in the state.

According to him, the new cases brought the total number of confirmed coronavirus infections in Lagos to 18,531.

He added that the total number of tests conducted in the state since inception of the pandemic now stands at 92,206, adding: “2,407 of the confirmed cases have since been discharged from #COVID19 Care Centres following full recovery.

“Also, 15,422 of the confirmed cases monitored in communities by #COVID19 Lagos Response Team have either fully recovered or positively responding to treatments.”

The commissioner said that 59 of the cases are currently under isolation in public and private care centres.

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Data by the World Health Organisation (WHO), Africa Region, shows that there are 1,338,996 confirmed coronavirus cases on the continent, with over one million recoveries and 32,354 deaths.

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