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COVID-19 third wave: 135 deaths recorded so far in Lagos – Sanwo-Olu

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The Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has stated 135 individuals have died to this point within the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic within the State.

Sanwo-Olu disclosed this on Monday throughout a media briefing.

On July 11, the Governor had warned Lagosians a few third wave, following a spike within the variety of Coronavirus instances recorded within the state.

On August 2, the federal authorities declared that Nigeria was experiencing a 3rd wave of infections.

COVID-19 third wave is totally upon us – Sanwo-Olu warns Lagos residents

Talking on the briefing on Monday, Sanwo-Olu stated for the reason that begin of the pandemic, 5,551 optimistic instances have been admitted at COVID isolation centres in Lagos.

“Over the course of managing the COVID-19 pandemic, about 5,551 sufferers have been admitted into our numerous COVID-19 care centres in Lagos, with 506 registered fatalities. Of those deaths, 135 have sadly, occurred on this present third wave.

“I commiserate with all residents who’ve misplaced family members to the pandemic. We share in your ache and grief. As a society and as a authorities, it’s for us to redouble our efforts to defeat this devastating pandemic,” he stated.

The governor stated the state has seen a surge in extreme instances, including that the variety of oxygen cylinders used rose from 75 per day to 400 inside the third wave.

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