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Lagos govt takes step to prevent COVID-19 third wave




The Lagos State Authorities has stated all its amenities have been positioned on excessive alert, to make sure a 3rd wave of COVID-19 doesn’t occur within the state.


The state’s Commissioner for Well being, Prof. Akin Abayomi, stated this in an announcement on Monday.

Based on Abayomi, it was essential to be proactive, after they flattened the curve of the second wave.

He warned {that a} set off for a 3rd wave was prone to be importation of latest COVID-19 strains from inbound vacationers.

“At present, nations like India, Brazil, Argentina, Iraq, Qatar, Peru and Uruguay are being ravaged by a vicious third or fourth wave following a much less energetic and insignificant second or third wave.

“The newest wave in India has been confirmed to be on account of new mutant strains which have resulted in a dramatic improve in illness and loss of life for 2 weeks working.

“While we commiserate with nations like these, it can be crucial that we defend our surroundings and residents towards this virus.

“Particularly as we’ve solely lower than one per cent of our inhabitants which have obtained their first dose of the Oxford Astra-Zeneca COVID-19 vaccine just like India which have about eight per cent,” Abayomi stated.

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