Professor Akin Abayomi, the Lagos State Commissioner of Health has predicted that cases of COVID-19 in the state will soon be on the decline.
The commissioner disclosed this at the commemoration of Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s one year anniversary as governor of Lagos State.
He revealed that the decline will be experienced in the next four to six months.
”It is difficult to predict the end of COVID19. When we are going to see our peak is also dependent on the profile of the outbreak. We are watching what’s happening across the world and using the pattern of the outbreak in different environments to try and reach some kind of modelling pattern to when we are going to peak and when we are going to see the end of the outbreak.
We believe that a period of four to six months is a reasonable period by which we should start to see a significant decline in the number of COVID19 cases that we pick up in Lagos. By that stage, many people would have been exposed to the virus and therefore the virus will have less of an opportunity to infect people because they would have developed some degree of immunity to the virus and that would signify the end of COVID19” he said.
Lagos is currently the epicentre of COVID-19 in Nigeria with 4012 cases.
You can’t fight fire with fire – George Floyd’s fiancee tells protesters to forgive cops who killed him (Video)
Courteney Ross, the fiance of Goerge Floyd who was allegedly killed by four cops, has asked protesters to forgive the suspects involved in his death.
Floyd was pinned to the ground with one police officer pinning his neck with a knee. He was heard crying out saying "I can't breathe".
Moments later, an ambulance came to pick his body which appeared lifeless. He was later pronounced dead which led to a spark of protests in Minnesota.
Speaking, Ross who described Floyd as a gentle giant urged the protester to forgive the cops involved in his death.
"You know, if he was here, he would say that he's a man of God. He would stand on that firmly," Ross said.
According to new reports, the longest viability period of the Coronavirus in patients is 10 days.
The study was carried out by infectious diseases experts in Singapore.
The Director General of Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, disclosed this at the Presidential Task Force media briefing on Wednesday in Abuja.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the Singapore study shows that COVID-19 patients are no longer infectious after 11 days of getting sick even though some may still test positive.
“A positive test does not equate to infectiousness or viable virus,” a joint research paper by Singapore’s National Centre for Infectious Diseases and the Academy of Medicine Singapore said.
The virus “could not be isolated or...
Foremost blogger, Linda Ikeji's younger sister, Sandra Ikeji who recently walked down the aisle with her man, has sparked pregnancy speculation.
Sandra Ikeji who appeared in a new video advertising one of her businesses sparked pregnancy speculation with her new looks.
In the video, Sandra Ikeji appears plumply and her nose bigger.
Reacting to the video, some Nigerians believe she has taken in for her husband, as they congratulated her and wish her well.
See some reactions below...
"wow! she's pregnant already"
"Sandra has been so consistent with her agency... I sight the Glow"...