BED OCCUPANCY IN LAGOS COVID-19 ISOLATION CENTRES INCREASES TO FIFTY-THREE PERCENT.
Written by Margaret Eke on September 8, 2021
The bed occupancy level in the Lagos state public and private COVID-19 care centres has increased to 53 per cent.
This is made known by the State Commissioner for Health, Professor. Akin Abayomi,
through his Facebook account while giving the state’s COVID-19 update for this month.
Professor. Abayomi said that in line with the state’s mitigation strategy, it was increasing the numbers of isolation centres available to treat the pandemic during this third wave.
He listed the eight care centres as, Infectious Disease Hospital 1, Yaba, Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH, Armour, Paelon, Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, LASUTH, and Federal Medical Centre, Ebute Metta.
Others are, INDO, Grover and Gbagada Isolation Centre.
Professor Abayomi said the care centres had four hundred and ten bed capacity, with one hundred and ninety-three bed spaces currently unoccupied.
He noted that the state recorded one hundred and eighty five new COVID-19 infections on the reported date, increasing the state’s total COVID-19 infections to Seventy three thousand nine hundred and ninety five.