#COVID19UPDATE: 8,043 Active Cases Under Lagos Home Based Care – Abayomi

#COVID19UPDATE: 8,043 Active Cases Under Lagos Home Based Care – Abayomi Abayomi e1574375526994 1The Lagos State government on Friday said about 8,043 active COVID-19 cases are currently being managed under the state’s Home-Based Care.

Prof. Akin Abayomi, Commissioner for Health in the state disclosed this via his verified Twitter handle while giving an update on COVID-19 cases in Lagos State.

Abayomi disclosed that 193 COVID-19 cases are currently in isolation centres across the state.

The Commissioner also said that 2,263 tests were conducted on January 12, 2021, out of which, 542 new COVID-19 infections were confirmed in the state.

The new infections increased the state’s total COVID-19 infections to 37,826.

He added that the total number of COVID-19 tests conducted in the state since the inception of the pandemic now stands at 248,794.

Abayomi said that 3,151 COVID-19 patients who have been successfully treated and recovered were discharged from the state’s care centres.

He added that 26,174 COVID-19 recoveries were recorded in various communities in the state.

Abayomi tweeted:

“#COVID19Lagos Update As at 12th of January, 2021.

“New #COVID19 infections confirmed- 542.

“Total confirmed #COVID19 infections- 37,826.

“Total cumulative number of #COVID19 tests conducted – 248,797.

“Total number of #COVID19 cases discharged from #COVID19 Care centres- 3,151.

“Total number of #COVID19 recovery in communities-26,174.

“Cases currently under isolation- 193.

“Active Cases under Home-based care- 8,043.

“New #COVID19 related deaths- 3.

“Total Deaths- 265.”

 

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