The Lagos State Government on Monday said it is setting up its clinical preliminaries for the treatment of coronavirus.
The Wellbeing Official, Prof. Associated Abayomi, said the state is at present observing a greater amount of “neighborhood transmission” of COVID-19 cases since the fringes had been closed.
Abayomi, at a Press instructions on the report on the viral contamination in Lagos, stated, “We are setting up our clinical preliminaries in Lagos, as a team with foundations and the Middle for Sickness Control and, ideally, around this time one week from now, we ought to have begun some clinical preliminaries on our patients and staff in Lagos.”
Proceeding, the chief stated, “We have 2,645 travelers of intrigue that we are following, 352 of them have finished their 14-day disconnection and we are as yet following up 2,293.
“In the following hardly any days, the greater part of them will leave their 14-day confinement.
“Travelers of intrigue are the people that have flown into Lagos on a flight where we had distinguished an affirmed COVID-19 patient.
“The hazard is that, being on that trip with an affirmed case, they have been uncovered and there is a likelihood that they will show with COVID-19.”
He, notwithstanding, included that there is no solution for COVID-19 yet.
“On the off chance that you get COVID-19, you will either dispense with the infection yourself or we will give you some treatment that will assist you with eliminating the infection.
“Or on the other hand on the off chance that you have co-horribleness that lessens your capacity to battle it with your insusceptibility, at that point the infection may cause organ difficulties and the infection will overpower the individual and the capacity to wreck the disease.
“It’s not as though we have a medication; we just have drugs that can hinder contamination while your own body’s insusceptibility will work to dispose of the infection,” he said.
As indicated by him, there are heaps of research proceeding to discover a solution for COVID-19.
“It’s conceivable that in the closest future, we may have what we may depict as an authoritative remedy for COVID-19,” Abayomi said.
He additionally deplored that numerous individuals calling the devoted call line for COVID-19 were not genuine guests.
“80 percent of the calls we get on our hotline (08000CORONA) are lie calls; individuals bringing in to test the numbers, to make tricks with forceful language.
“These calls are blocking call focus lines and, tragically, making it hard for individuals that truly need assistance to get past.”
Abayomi bemoaned that the quantity of cases without a movement history has expanded from 45 percent to 80 percent, saying, “This shows there is progressively nearby transmission going on, as importation of cases is diminishing.”
The way things are, Lagos drives the cost of Nigeria’s COVID-19 diseases, with 120 of the general 232 cases.
Up until this point, Lagos had released 29 patients, while two patients have been cleared and recorded two COVID-19-related passings.