Friday, May 29

COVID-19: NCDC Currently battling with inadequate beds space to treat COVID-19 patients in Lagos

Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director-General of Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has revealed at the briefing of the presidential task force on COVID-19 on Thursday that, the NCDC are currently struggling for bed spaces to use in treatment of COVID-19 patients in lagos, as they have the highest numbers of infected patients in the country.
He further noted that, efforts are being made to come up with strategies that will not allow the problem of inadequate beds to affect their operations.
He said: “Lagos is the only place where we are struggling with bed spaces for now. We will always tells Nigerians the truth. We are struggling with bed spaces in Lagos for now.”
The quarantine center in Lagos are currently located at the Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba; Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH, and at Onikan Stadium.
So far 947 confirmed COVID-19 cases are Lagos and 187 of these patients have been discharged after recovering from the COVID-19 virus.

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