Eti Osa Local Government may be the epicenter of COVID-19 in Lagos State as the deadly virus spreads in the nation’s commercial hub.

This was disclose by Prof. Akin Abayomi, the Lagos State Commissioner for Health, the list of areas with the highest numbers of authenticated cases in the state on Friday.

Prof. Akin Abayomi revealed that Eti-Osa  Local Government Area took the larger percentage with 47 cases, followed by Ikeja – 24; and Lagos Mainland – 14.

Abayomi gave out the statistics while giving details of the corona virus situation in the state on Friday.

He said that Lagos has hit 98 confirmed cases in six local governments but 24 patients have been released, bringing the number of active cases in the state to 74.

According to him,
1) Eti-Osa – 47
2) Ikeja – 24
3) Lagos Mainland – 11
4) Alimosho – 1
5) Agege – 1
6) Ikorodu – 1

The commissioner said most of the patients are between 30 and 59 years old. He said that only three patients are between 60 and 70 years currently receiving treatment.

About their Gender, Abayomi said 64 per cent of the patients are males, 36 per cent females.

He said that 68 per cent of the cases were imported in the first four weeks of confirmation of the index case in the state.

“91 per cent of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Lagos are Nigerians, nine per cent are foreigners,” he added.

Updates on cases in Lagos:
Total confirmed cases – 98
Active cases – 74
Total discharged – 23
Total evacuated – 1
Test conducted daily – 200 to 300
Available ventilators: About 20

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