Covid19: Lagos cases may rise to 39,000 —Health Commissioner says

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Dr Akin Abayomi, Lagos state commissioner for health has  said that the state may see up to 39,000 cases of  COVID-19 if the worse comes to be.

He said this  while speaking at a media briefing in Lagos on Friday, according to him  the state is definitely “doing something right” as it has been able to contain and limit the spread of the killer bug.

He said with social distancing, the figure could be limited to 13,000 cases.

“Our mathematical modelling shows that the worst-case scenario is that we may see up to 39,000 cases in Lagos, but if everyone practises good social distancing, the figure will be limited to 13,000.

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