On the report of the first case of Corona Virus in Lagos State, Lagos State Deputy Governor, Obafemi Hamzat, has revealed that the state government has procured equipment to curtail the Corona Virus spread.
The Deputy Governor stated that the Corona Virus treatment centre in Yaba area of Lagos can only take in 100 people.
The Infectious Disease Centre, Yaba, a facility built for the treatment of Corona Virus cases in Lagos, can only accommodate 100 patients, according to Obafemi Hamzat, the Deputy Governor of the state.
He made this known during an interview. He said the facility has 100 beds, adding that should there be more than 100 patients, the state government will put in place tents within the premises of the facility that can accommodate 200 more.
He noted that asides the disease centre in Yaba, four other hospitals in the state have been identified and placed on standby.
The deputy governor, however, revealed that the Italian man diagnosed with the Coronavirus had visited Ogun state before being brought to Lagos.
According to him, the man went to Ewekoro in Ogun State, where he fell ill and was brought to Lagos State, where he was diagnosed with the virus.