Covid-19: What it Means for Lagos as it Exceeds Containment Phase

Lagos State Commissioner of Health, Professor Akin Abayomi has announced that the state has exceeded the containment phase for Covid-19.

The Commissioner said while speaking with writer and producer of Shop Talk Health, Adeolu Adefarasin on Instagram, today, May 20, 2020.

‘We have exceeded the containment phase now. We are at the active community transmission stage.

‘We will be concentrating on people with severe cases and isolating them while mild cases will be managed at home.

‘Our attention is shifting to community based isolation.’ Also Read: How Sokoto Succeeded in Fighting Coronavirus

Prof. Abayomi educated Lagosians on the importance of knowing their Covid-19 status if they feel unwell.

‘It’s important for the public to know that they are to confirm their COVID19 status if they are unwell.

‘What we mean to flatten the curve is that, we want to spread out the speed at which the virus is spreading in the community.’

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