Lagos activates oxygen treatment, sample collection centres to boost COVID-19 response

The Lagos State government has inaugurated 10 oxygen treatment and sample collection centres.

Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi disclosed in a statement that 20 local government areas-based COVID-19 sample collection sites were also reactivated.

He said the centres, set up during the first and second waves of the pandemic, had been rejigged to provide swift oxygen therapy to residents who require it.

He said the centres were also to provide easy access to COVID-19 testing for residents.

“The reactivation of these centres and sites are part of the strategies adopted in response to the recent increase in COVID-19 infection occasioned by the third wave of new strains,” he said.



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