LUTH inaugurates 60-bed isolation centre for COVID-19

Agency Reporter


Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) on Tuesday, commissioned a 60-bed isolation centre for Coronavirus (Covid-19) patients.

Prof. Chris Bode, the Chief Medical Director (CMD) of LUTH made this known while briefing newsmen shortly after the Minister of Health, Prof. Osagie Ehanire and the Presidential Task Force for the Control of the Coronavirus inspected the facility

Bode said that the minister, the presidential committee, Gov Babajide Sanwo-Olu and the Commissioner for Health, Prof Akin Abayomi came to see LUTH’s preparedness and readiness to admit patients.

“It is better for us to rise up to the occasion.

“With the help and assistance of the minister and Lagos government, we have been able to put together a block of four wards containing 60 beds altogether with enough personal protective equipment and all what we need”.

Bode said that admission would still be done through the pyramid structure and the hospital would be operating under the…

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