The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Akin Abayomi has said that bed capacity utilisation in the state’s public and private COVID-19 care centres have dropped to zero per cent.
Abayomi disclosed this on Instagram while giving the state’s COVID-19 update for February 21 today, February 23.
He said that the total bed capacity at the 11 isolation centres are 572, and the available bed space was 570.
According to him, average case positivity now stands at 9.0 per cent, and the fatality rate stands at 0.71 per cent.
The commissioner said that the state recorded seven new COVID-19 infections on the reported date, increasing its confirmed cases to 98,977.
He said that 1,087,835 COVID-19 sample tests had been conducted in the state, with 80 per cent done by private laboratories, while 20 per cent was conducted by public laboratories.