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Coronavirus Is Actually Not A Death Sentence- Lagos Health Commissioner

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Just In: Lagos Confirms 148 New COVID-19 Cases, One Death

Lagos commissioner of health, Akin Abayomi has said COVID-19 is not a death sentence.

On Monday, the state government discharged five coronavirus patients, after they tested negative for the disease.

Quoting one of the discharged patients in a series of tweets on Wednesday, Abayomi described the disease as “a waiting game”.

Abayomi noted that the war against COVID-19 is not yet over, while urging residents on the need to play their part to contain the disease.

He asked residents to adhere strictly to directives and practise social distancing.

Discharge of 5 #COVID19 patients following their full recovery shows that #COVID19 infection is not death sentence but “just a waiting game” according to one of the discharged patient, ” he tweeted.

“@followlasg #Covid19 @LSMOH therefore inform Lagos residents that notwithstanding the progress so far, it is not yet business as usual.

“All Lagos residents are expected to strictly adhere to lockdown order and maintain social distancing rule with diligence #ForAGreaterLagos



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