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Lagos Health Commissioner Says 17 Hospitals Are Exposed To Coronavirus

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Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Akin Abayomi has revealed that 17 hospitals in the state have been exposed to the deadly coronavirus disease. 

This was disclosed through one of its agencies, Health Facility Monitoring and Accreditation Agency HEFEMAA

Abayomi said he is helping the hospitals decontaminate its facilties, adding that some of the hospitals have also been told to stop admitting patients until the process is complete.

The health commissioner stated: “They have to go through a process of Infection prevention and control training of all their staff and if they go through the HEFAMAA certification, they will receive guidelines on how to manage COVID-19 patients in the future should the case arise where government will partner with private sector to manage COVID-19.

“This scenario may present itself if we begin to see very large numbers of cases on a day-to-day basis and the Lagos state facility may be overwhelmed.”

Abayomi also revealed that the testing capacity has increased in the state, with each of the testing facilities testing 200 at a shift and a total of 1000 test per day.

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