The Lagos state commissioner for health Prof. Akin Abayomi today revealed that the coronavirus cases in the state may rise to 120,000 by July if adequate steps are not taken by the state government.
The commissioner revealed this during a press briefing held today. “Just a month ago, on April 7, we saw 10 cases per day. Two weeks later it was 32, then 70 cases. We are now seeing above 100 cases per day. This shows our graph is moving in a gentle incline upwards.We definitely have not reached the peak of our outbreak. We suspect that the peak will happen sometime in July or August and so we are preparing for the oncoming; we are increasing our capacity and strategies to deal with this situation.”
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