Governor Babajide Sanwo-olu of Lagos has hinted that the lockdown Imposed on the state to contain the spread of Coronavirus may be extended beyond 14 days.
This was revealed during a media briefing on Saturday to give updated reports about the efforts of Lagos State in containing the virus.
Sanwo-olu said the lockdown may be extended beyond 14 days depending on how the situation improves before the end of the current Lockdown.
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He also revealed that the number of people that have recovered from the disease in the state has now risen to 24. These have been discharged from hospital.
Nigeria currently has 209 Coronavirus cases across the country with 109 of the cases in Lagos alone.
Sanwo-olu assured further that if the lockdown is extended, further palliatives will be provided by the state government.
If there’s a need to extend the lockdown, I will. We got one discharged patient today (recovered from the coronavirus). We are going to sit down with the committee that is working on the community markets and see if we can announce more next week.”