Lagos spends N100,000 daily on each COVID-19 patient — Commissioner

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Earlier today, the Lagos State Commissioner of Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi while addressing the newsmen in Lagos said The state government spends about N100,000 daily on each COVID-19 patient whose case is mild-to-moderate. For those who require intensive care, that amount can go up to anything from N500,000 to even a million naira per day.

He said the money spent on each COVID-19 patient is based on the level of severity of the sickness.

He also claims that by August COVID-19 in Lagos would have gotten to the peak as they are putting all necessary steps into consideration to ensure that they increase their testing capacity in all laboratories.

He further thanks the citizens of the State for their cooperation in ensuring that the pandemic COVID-19 is totally defeated in the State and enjoins them to continue adhering strictly to the guidelines and regulations given by the experts.

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