The 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.
📣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
— Prof. Akin Abayomi (@ProfAkinAbayomi) January 15, 2021