The Lagos state commissioner for health, Professor Akin Abayomi has revealed the list of the local government areas in Lagos state with the highest number of confirm Covid-19 cases.
Lagos state has the highest number of COVID-19 cases in the country, it was released in a tweet on 8 May 2020.
According to the list released to Community Alert Magazine by the commissioner, Lagos mainland has the highest number of infections, Alimosho, Oshodi, Mushin, Ikeja, Kosofe and Isolo LGA also have increased cases.
Abayomi said the state is using the data to plan its strategies its strategies to tackle the disease.
Below is the list of local government areas in the state with COVID-19 infections as at Friday, May 8
2. Shomolu: 40
3. Oshodi/Isolo: 34
4. Ojo: 4
5. Mushin: 138
6. Lagos Mainland: 500
7. Lagos Island: 30
8. Ikorodu: 18
9. Kosofe: 59
10. Ikeja: 73
11. Ifako Ijaye: 12
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12. Ibeju Lekki: 26
13Eti Osa: 200
14. Epe: 8
15. Badagry: 5
16. Apapa: 55
17. Amuo Odofin: 35
18. Alimosho: 69
19. Ajeromi/ Ifelodun: 18
20. Agege: 13
According to the list, Lagos mainland has the highest number of COVID-19 infections in Lagos state.
The state commissioner of health, Akin Abayomi, made the disclosure on Friday, May 8, at a press briefing held at the Lagos state secretariat, Premium Times reports .
Abayomi noted that the figure is the COVID-19 projection model of the state and does not mean it is the exact figure that will be recorded.
The commissioner noted that the state is already preparing for the peak period by decentralising some of the sample collection centres to increase efficiency in combating coronavirus.
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