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…