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COVID-19: Three Dubai Evacuees Test Positive

Three of the returnees recently evacuated from Dubai have tested positive for Coronavirus. According to Channels TV, the Commissioner for Health in Lagos State, Professor Akin Abayomi, announced this on Sunday, May 17, 2020, via his Twitter handle. He said the evacuees tested positive following a test conducted on them and have been admitted to […]

Lagos Records Three More COVID-19 Deaths

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, on Sunday, May 3, 2020, announced that three more patients have died from the COVID-19. In a series of tweet on Sunday, May 3, 2020, the Ministry of Health said the state had now recorded a total of 28 COVID-19 deaths and discharged 247 patients who […]

Lagos Confirms Two Deaths From COVID-19

The Lagos State government has confirmed the death of two coronavirus patients at its isolation centres in the state. The Commissioner for Health in the state, Professor Akin Abayomi, announced this on Tuesday, April 21, 2020, while giving an update on the virus. Abayomi, who made the disclosure via his Twitter handle, said the fatalities […]

COVID-19: Lagos Govt Commences House-To-House Case Search

The Lagos State Government has commenced a house-to-house active case Search to figure possible cases of COVID-19 in the state.  This was revealed by the Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, during a joint ministerial press briefing on COVID-19 intervention in the state on Thursday, April 9, 2020. According to the Commissioner, the […]

Lagos Begins COVID-19 Clinical Trial

Lagos state plans to start COVID-19 clinical trial in partnership with the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and other institutions. This was revealed by the Lagos State  Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi at a briefing on Monday, April 6, 2020. He added that the state is looking to activate some other testing sites […]

Lagos Govt Cautions Residents Against Stigmatising Discharged COVID-19 Patients

The Lagos State Government has caution residents against stigmatising those who have been discharged after recovering from Coronavirus in the State. It, however, appealed to the people to show love to the discharged persons and encourage them after recovering from the disease. The State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, stated this on Sunday, April 5, 2020, […]

Six Coronavirus Patients Set To Be Discharged In Lagos

The Lagos State Government says there are plans to discharge six of the COVID-19 patients admitted at the Infectious Disease Hospital in Yaba. The Special Assistant to the Lagos government on Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi disclosed in a radio broadcast this afternoon, Thursday, March 26, 2020, that six patients have recovered and will be released […]

Coronavirus Index Case: Lagos Releases Identities Of Missing Passengers Aboard

The Lagos State government has released the names of two individuals that had primary contact with the Italian index case of coronavirus as the  state government is still in search of the remaining two passengers aboard the Turkish Airlines with the Italian coronavirus patient. The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, gave their […]

Lassa Fever: 63 People Placed Under Surveillance In Lagos

The Lagos State Government has placed 63 people under surveillance over fears that they may have been infected by a Lassa Fever patient. The Commissioner for Health in the State, Professor Akin Abayomi, disclosed this in a statement issued by the Director of Public Affairs, Ministry of Health, Dr Tunbosun Ogunbamwo. This comes a day […]

Lassa Fever: “Store House-Hold Refuse In Sanitary Refuse Bags, Tight-Fitting

Lagos State has recorded a case of the Lassa Hemorrhagic fever which has been reported to be raging in over 19 States in the country. The State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, in a statement on Wednesday, February 19, 2020, confirmed that the patient is currently in isolation at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital. […]