Prof Akin Abayomi, the Commissioner for Health in Lagos State, has disclosed that the deadly virus have negative impact on kidney and the blood system.

Prof Akin, who was invited to the Arise News programme on Wednesday cautioned that people with diabetics, hypertension and obesity are more probable to be affected and as such must take precautions for their health.

He further said that the existing health conditions gives tendency for such people to the risk of being infected faster by the pandemic corona virus than others.

“There are discoveries about the COVID-19 virus. For instance, it is not a straightforward respiratory problem. We have found out that it impacts the blood, the kidneys.

“The common denominators are diabetes, hypertension, and underlying immunological problems. Obesity is also a possible risk factor. We watch such people closely. If you fall into any of these categories, you have to be very careful,” he said.

Meanwhile, Nigeria has recorded 195 cases of corona virus confirmed by NCDC on Tuesday.

The total number of authentic cases of corona virus in Nigeria is 1, 532. 44 Death and 255 were discharged

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