Lagos announces end of COVID-19 4th wave

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has said consistent decrease in COVID-19 case positivity indicated the end of the fourth wave in the state.


Abayomi disclosed this through his verified Twitter account @ProfAkinolaAbayomi today, while giving the state’s COVID-19 update for January. 20.

The State had on December 7 announced the beginning of the fourth wave as the daily infection figure from the virus spiked.


Abayomi said that there was a reduction in positivity rates of COVID-19 infection from 29.3 per cent recorded on Dec. 21, to 1.9 per cent as of Jan 20.

According to him, bed capacity utilisation now stands at two per cent, and fatality rate stands at 0.71 per cent.



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