Lagos Isolation Centre Bed Space Worrisome As NCDC Admits Its “Struggling”

While the ravaging coronavirus pandemic is taking it tool in the Nigeria’s epic centre, Lagos state, the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has revealed the difficulty and “struggle” it’s facing with bed spaces for the treatment of COVID-19 patients in Lagos state.

Lagos state which is still recording the highest number of persons infected by a coronavirus in Nigeria, and with it’s increasing number of Coronavirus victims, the NCDC have lamented the very experience working under the high risk of the increasing number of patients in the isolation centres.

There are 947 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Lagos alone and 187 of these patients have been discharged after recovering from the disease.

Speaking the briefing of the presidential task force on COVID-19 on Thursday, Chikwe Ihekweazu, director-general of NCDC, said efforts are being made to change strategy in order not to allow the inadequate bed spaces affect the fight against coronavirus.

“Lagos is the only place where we are struggling with bed spaces for now. We will always tell Nigerians the truth. We are struggling with bed spaces in Lagos for now,” he said.

As Wednesday at 11:55pm 29th April- 1728 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria.

Discharged: 307
Deaths: 51

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