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Lagos records 288 deaths in COVID-19's third wave

According to Prof. Akin Abayomi, the Lagos State Commissioner for Health, the state has reported 288 fatalities in the ongoing COVID-19 third wave.

Since the beginning of the epidemic, the state has done 783,404 valid COVID-19 sample tests, according to the commissioner.

On Monday, Abayomi revealed the information on his Facebook page, @Profakinolaabayomi, while providing the state's COVID-19 report for October 15.

According to the commissioner, accredited commercial COVID-19 laboratories performed 73% of the tests, while government-owned laboratories performed 27%.

On the reporting day, the state documented 24 additional COVID-19 infections, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the state to 77,377.

According to him, 91 people who tested positive for the virus were sent out of the country, while others were sent to neighboring states.

COVID-19 patients who had been successfully treated and recovered have been discharged from the state's public and private care facilities, according to Abayomi.

Between November and December 2020, when the pandemic's second wave was at its peak, the state reported 213 to 901 average daily infections, according to him.

The bed occupancy rate in the state's public and private care facilities has dropped to 10%, according to Abayomi.

He stated that the 11 active care centers have a total capacity of 570 beds, with 514 beds available.

According to him, the current average case positive rate is 9.8 percent, with a mortality rate of 0.85 percent.

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