Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof Akin Abayomi has come out to say that coronavirus cases might reach 120,000 between July and August.
He recently revealed that with the present trend of the case of the pandemic, Lagos might be battling the peak of the outbreak before September.
According to him, residents should just continue to abide by safety measures as the state government gets ready to increase its capacity and strategies to tackle any future reality.
He added that we have obviously not reached the peak of the outbreak in Lagos so everyone should remain careful.
His words, “Just a month ago, on April 7, we saw 10 cases per day. Two weeks later it was 32, then 70 cases. We are now seeing above 100 cases per day. This shows our graph is moving in a gentle incline upwards.
“We definitely have not reached the peak of our outbreak. We suspect that the peak will happen sometime in July or August and so we are preparing for the oncoming; we are increasing our capacity and strategies to deal with this situation.”