Lagos govt takes step to prevent COVID-19 third wave


The Lagos State Government has said all its facilities have been placed on high alert, to ensure a third wave of COVID-19 does not happen in the state.

The state’s Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, said this in a statement on Monday.

According to Abayomi, it was important to be proactive, after they flattened the curve of the second wave.

He warned that a trigger for a third wave was likely to be importation of new COVID-19 strains from inbound travelers.

“Currently, countries like India, Brazil, Argentina, Iraq, Qatar, Peru and Uruguay are being ravaged by a vicious third or fourth wave following a less active and insignificant second or third wave.

“The latest wave in India has been proven to be as a result of new mutant strains that have resulted in a dramatic…



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