‘We are struggling for bed spaces’——NCDC


Dr  Chikwe Ihekweazu, director-general of Nigerian centre for disease control (NCDC) has said it is currently “Struggling” for bed spaces for the treatment of COVID-19 patients in Lagos state.

He made this assertion  during the briefing of the Covid19 task force on Thursday, he said efforts are being made to change strategy in order not to allow the inadequate bed spaces affect the fight against coronavirus.

With 947 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Lagos state, and still counting, the NCDC reveals that there is currently a struggle for bed spaces.

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

Lagos state has three isolation centers, they are Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba, Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) and at Onikan Stadium.

Lagos is the state with the highest number of cases in Nigeria.