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COVID-19: Lagos Govt To Distribute Three Million Face Masks To The Vulnerable


The Lagos Authorities has mentioned it’s producing three million face masks for distribution to the weak within the state.

This was revealed by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos in a tweet on his official deal with on Sunday because the state prepares for obligatory carrying of face masks.

Whereas restating that face masks protects folks from droplets from coughing and sneezing, Sanwo-Olu famous that it must be used at the side of social distancing in addition to different security guides to curb the unfold of COVID-19.

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“Dear Lagosians, even as we observe the lockdown, we are kicking off #MaskUpLagos; the COMPULSORY wearing of face masks in Lagos Face masks help to protect us from droplets and secretions from coughing, sneezing etc as not everyone that is infected will show symptoms,” the governor tweeted.

“Face masks, combined with frequent hand washing, being conscious about NOT touching our face, as well as #SocialDistancing, are effective in slowing the spread. The state government is currently producing about 3 million facemasks for distribution to the vulnerable.”

Additionally, he defined that “N95 & surgical masks help our medical workers stay safe while cloth masks made to specifications that will be released by @LSMOH combined with other guidelines will help protect our residents from #COVID19 The virus is in our communities, let’s take this seriously.”

As at 11:55 pm on April 25, Lagos State has the very best variety of COVID-19 infections within the nation – 689 –in response to the Nigeria Centre for Illness Management (NCDC).

Of the mentioned determine, 548 are lively whereas 122 have been discharged with 19 deaths equally recorded.

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